SRD to WST

SRD - Surinamese Dollar ($)
WST - Samoan Tala (WS$)
1 SRD1 WST

Currency conversion rates from SRD to WST

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1 SRD1 WST
5 SRD5 WST
10 SRD10 WST
20 SRD20 WST
50 SRD50 WST
100 SRD100 WST
250 SRD250 WST
500 SRD500 WST
1000 SRD1000 WST
2000 SRD2000 WST
5000 SRD5000 WST
10000 SRD10000 WST
WSTSRD
1 WST1 SRD
5 WST5 SRD
10 WST10 SRD
20 WST20 SRD
50 WST50 SRD
100 WST100 SRD
250 WST250 SRD
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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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WST - Samoan Tala (WST)

Samoan Tala

The Samoan Tālā is the currency unit of Samoa, symbolized by WS$ to distinguish it from other Dollar currencies. The Tālā is subdivided into 100 sene. Tālā and sene are transliterations of the English terms Dollar and cent. The Tālā was introduced in 1967, upon Samoa’s independence from New Zealand, replacing the Pound at 2 Tālā = 1 Pound.

The Samoa Tala is the currency in Samoa (WS, WSM). The symbol for WST can be written WS$. The Samoa Tala is divided into 100 sene. The exchange rate for the Samoa Tala was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The WST conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • The industrial sector is the largest component of the Samoan GDP (~60% GDP), followed by the services sector at (~30% of GDP). Most of the remaining ~10% of GDP is credited to agriculture.
  • Samoa's economy has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and fishing locally. In modern times the development aid, private family remittances from abroad and agricultural exports have become key factors in the economy of the nation.
  • The Samoan workforce is estimated at 90,000 people. Agriculture employs two-thirds of the workforce, and provides 90% of exports, with coconut cream, coconut oil, noni (Nonu fruit juice, as it is known in Samoa), and copra.

History

  • The Samoa Tālā was introduced in 1967, after the country's political independence of New Zealand in 1962. It replaced the Pound at a rate of 2 Samoa Tālā = 1 Pound, then the current exchange rate for the New Zealand Dollar to the Pound.
  • The value of the Samoa Tālā was unchanged against the New Zealand Dollar until 1975.
  • In 1967, the Bank of Western Samoa introduced notes of 1, 2 and 10 Samoan Tālā.
  • Samoan Tālā 5 notes were added in 1980 when the Monetary Board of Samoa took over paper money issuance.
  • In 1984, 1 Tālā notes were replaced by coins.
  • Polymer notes were also introduced in 1990.
  • On August 1, 2008, the central bank issued a new series of five pieces of paper Samoa Tālā 500-100. The two highest denominations (50 and 100 Samoan Tala) are protected with a thread of De La Rue Optiks security that has a transparent window.

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