XCD to CHF

XCD - East Caribbean Dollar ($)
CHF - Swiss Franc (CHF)
1 XCD1 CHF

Currency conversion rates from XCD to CHF

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CHF - Swiss Franc (SFr.)

The Swiss franc is the currency of Switzerland. The most popular Swiss franc exchange is with the euro. The franc is represented by the sign ‘Fr’ or ‘SFr’ or ‘FS’, and its currency code is CHF. The Swiss franc is fiat currency, and its conversion factor has 6 significant digits. The Swiss franc is called franken in German, the franc in French and Romansh, and the franco in Italian.

The official currency of Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF). The Swiss Franc is the only Franc still issued in the European countries. The Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. The symbol used for the Franc is Fr. Banknotes are issued by the Swiss National Bank and coins are issued by the Swiss Mint.

The Swiss Franc is the currency in Switzerland (CH, CHE), and Liechtenstein (LI, LIE). The symbol for CHF can be written SwF, and SFr. The Swiss Franc is divided into 100 rappen (centimes). The exchange rate for the Swiss Franc was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The CHF conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • Switzerland’s economy is seen as a safe haven and is rated as the safest economy in the world.
  • The economy is dependent on foreign investments.
  • The unemployment rate is estimated at 3%.
  • The main industries are watches, chemicals, textiles, machinery, and precision instruments.
  • Export products are agricultural products, metals, chemicals, watches, and machinery.
  • Import products are vehicles, metals, textiles, machinery, and agricultural products.
  • Switzerland’s tourism infrastructure is highly developed.
  • Approximately 28% of all offshore funds are banked in Switzerland.
  • The country is neutral and is not part of the European Union.

History

  • In 1848, Switzerland declared that the Federal Government of Switzerland will be the official issuer of the Swiss Franc.
  • In 1850, the first Swiss Franc was introduced; it was on par with the French Franc.
  • In 1865, Switzerland became part of the Latin Monetary Union, which consisted of France, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium.
  • Switzerland decided to become part of the Brent Wood System in 1945. The Franc was pegged to the US Dollar at 4.375 Francs = 1 USD.
  • From 2003 to 2006, the Swiss Franc was stable against the Euro.
  • In 2008, the Swiss Franc was valued higher than the USD.
  • In 2010, the 9th series of Francs was introduced.
  • In 2011, the European Union stated that the “Franc is a threat to the economy” and this caused the Franc to plunge.

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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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