SRD to CDF

SRD - Surinamese Dollar ($)
CDF - Congolese Franc (FC)
1 SRD1 CDF

Currency conversion rates from SRD to CDF

SRDCDF
1 SRD1 CDF
5 SRD5 CDF
10 SRD10 CDF
20 SRD20 CDF
50 SRD50 CDF
100 SRD100 CDF
250 SRD250 CDF
500 SRD500 CDF
1000 SRD1000 CDF
2000 SRD2000 CDF
5000 SRD5000 CDF
10000 SRD10000 CDF
CDFSRD
1 CDF1 SRD
5 CDF5 SRD
10 CDF10 SRD
20 CDF20 SRD
50 CDF50 SRD
100 CDF100 SRD
250 CDF250 SRD
500 CDF500 SRD
1000 CDF1000 SRD
2000 CDF2000 SRD
5000 CDF5000 SRD
10000 CDF10000 SRD

CDF - Congolese Franc (CDF)

Congolese Franc

The official currency of the Democratic Republic of Congo is the Congolese Franc (CDF). The symbol for the Franc is FC. The Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. There were two editions of the Franc; the second edition is the new Congolese Franc.

The Franc Congolais is the currency in Congo (CD, COD). The Franc Congolais is divided into 100 centimes. The exchange rate for the Franc Congolais was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The CDF conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • The Democratic Republic of Congo has a vast amount of mineral and other natural resources. The estimated value of the untapped raw material is +/- 24 trillion USD.
  • Agriculture accounts for 57% of the GDP. Products of the agriculture industry are rubber, tea, cotton, sugar, palm oil, and coffee.
  • The Congo relies on the mining industry.
  • The main industries are consumer products, mining, cement, and commercial ship repair.
  • Export products are crude oil, wood products, coffee, copper, gold, diamonds, and cobalt.
  • Import products are transportation equipment, mining and other machinery, and food.
  • There is a lot of economy activity in the informal sectors that is not included in the GDP.
  • The first and second wars that took place in the 1960s negatively impacted the economy.
  • The government is establishing economic zones to help get the industrial sector started.

History

  • The first Franc was introduced in 1887. It had the same value as the Belgian Franc.
  • In 1916, the Congolese Franc also circulated in the countries of Burundi and Rwanda; however, they later issued their own Franc.
  • In 1967, Congo declared independence and the Franc was replaced with the Zaire at 1,000 Francs = 1 Zaire.
  • In 1997, the Franc was re-introduced and the Zaire was eliminated. The exchange rate was 100,000 new Zaires = 1 Franc.
  • In 2010, the Central Bank printed commemorative notes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence from Belgium.

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SRD - Surinamese Dollar ($)

Surinamese Dollar

The Suriname Dollar was introduced in 2004, and as such is a fairly new form of currency. Suriname is located on the north coast of South America, between Guyana and French Guiana. Although it is fairly large (approximately 64,000 square miles), Suriname is a minor state in South America. The population of 470,000 live mostly in the northern part of the country, around the capital of Paramaribo.

The Suriname Dollar is the currency in Suriname (SR, SUR). The symbol for SRD can be written $Sur. The Suriname Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Suriname Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The SRD conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • Suriname’s resources are attracting foreign businesses and investment for several reasons, from cheap electricity costs to major reserves of specific minerals.
  • The agricultural sector has shown through the centuries that it can diversify and is currently in a somewhat stable position. It accounts for almost 10% of the GDP and employs approximately 8% of the total workforce of about 166,000.
  • Currently this sector produces plantains, rice kernels, peanuts, coconuts, beef, and shrimps.
  • The country has several large export partners, including Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States.

History

  • The Dollar replaced the Suriname Guilder on January 1, 2004 at a rate of 1 Dollar = 1000 Guilders.
  • The old 1-cent coins (100 to a Guilder) were declared to be worth their face value in the new cents, so that new coins did not need to be made.
  • The US Dollar is used to quote prices for electronic goods, household furnishings, appliances, and automobiles.

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