SRD to XCD

SRD - Surinamese Dollar ($)
XCD - East Caribbean Dollar ($)
1 SRD1 XCD

Currency conversion rates from SRD to XCD

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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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XCD - East Caribbean Dollar ($)

East Caribbean Dollar

The East Caribbean dollar is the currency used in eight of the nine nations in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States — Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Anguilla (UK Territory), and Montserrat (UK Territory). The British Virgin Islands is the only member of the OECS that uses its own currency. The East Caribbean Dollar is designated by EC$ and has been pegged to the US Dollar at US$1 = EC$2.70 since 1976.

The East Caribbean Dollar is the currency in Antigua and Barbuda (AG, ATG), Dominica (DM, DMA), Grenada (GD, GRD), Saint Kitts and Nevis (KN, KNA), Saint Lucia (LC, LCA), and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VC, VCT). The symbol for XCD can be written EC$. The East Caribbean Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the East Caribbean Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The XCD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.

Economy

  • The economies of the OECS member states vary significantly, but most of them rely upon tourism and agriculture to varying extents. Offshore banking also represents a large proportion of the GDP for several of the OECS nations.
  • Many of the islands are home to multinational corporations, typically in financial services, who have large offices in a few of the OECS nations to take advantage of low or no taxation.
  • As the member states are small island nations, they are heavily reliant upon imports. Exportation is relatively limited, though some of the nations do export agricultural products such as bananas, and cocoa.

History

  • Prior to 1965, OECS members were part of the West Indies Federation, using BWI$ as their currency. However many members of the WIF either did not adopt the BWI$. Trinidad and Tobago withdrew from the union in 1964, leading to a lack of support for the BWI$.
  • In 1965, the British West Indies Dollar was replaced at par by the East Caribbean Dollar.
  • In 1966, British Guiana withdrew from the currency union, and in 1972, Barbados also withdrew from the currency union.
  • Between 1965 and 1983, the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority issued the EC$, with notes and coins from 1965 from 1981.
  • The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, based in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis was created by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement signed in Port of Spain on July 5, 1983.

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