WST to BBD
Currency conversion rates from WST to BBD
|1 WST||1 BBD|
|5 WST||5 BBD|
|10 WST||10 BBD|
|20 WST||20 BBD|
|50 WST||50 BBD|
|100 WST||100 BBD|
|250 WST||250 BBD|
|500 WST||500 BBD|
|1000 WST||1000 BBD|
|2000 WST||2000 BBD|
|5000 WST||5000 BBD|
|10000 WST||10000 BBD|
|1 BBD||1 WST|
|5 BBD||5 WST|
|10 BBD||10 WST|
|20 BBD||20 WST|
|50 BBD||50 WST|
|100 BBD||100 WST|
|250 BBD||250 WST|
|500 BBD||500 WST|
|1000 BBD||1000 WST|
|2000 BBD||2000 WST|
|5000 BBD||5000 WST|
|10000 BBD||10000 WST|
BBD - Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
The Barbados Dollar (BBD) has been the currency of Barbados since 1935. The symbol used for the dollar is the same as the US Dollar ($). However, BDs$ is used to distinguish the BBD from other dollar currencies. The Barbados Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents.
The Barbados Dollar is the currency in Barbados (BB, BRB). The Barbados Dollar is also known as BDS. The symbol for BBD can be written Bds$. The Barbados Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Barbados Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BBD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.
- The main industries in the economy are tourism and offshore investments.
- Other income is from sugar and light manufacturing.
- The Barbados economy is a service-driven economy, as well as an international business center.
- The average growth rate for the Barbados economy ranges from 3.5% to 5%.
- No substantial exports come from Barbados and the country relies largely on imports.
- Barbados focuses on developing the service sector, from financial services to educational and health services.
- Agriculture is mainly sugar cane farming. The main food crops are corn, sweet potatoes, eddos, yams, and cassava.
- Construction is a secondary industry and is mainly due to tourism and residential growth.
- Barbados formed part of the British Caribbean territories. The British Pound Sterling was adopted by Barbados in 1848.
- After the Pound was adopted, the previous silver pieces continued to circulate, especially in the private sector.
- The first dollar form of banknotes was issued in 1882.
- In 1949, the British West Indies dollar was introduced, and Barbados was officially tied in with the British Eastern Caribbean islands.
- In 1965, Barbados replaced the British West Indies Dollar with the Eastern Caribbean Dollar.
- In 1972, the present Dollar was introduced by the Central Bank of Barbados.
- Since 1975, the Barbados Dollar has been pegged to the United States Dollar at 2BDs$ = 1 USD.
WST - Samoan Tala (WST)
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.
- 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.
- 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.