US Dollar to Burundi Franc Exchange Rate

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Updated: 25 Oct 2020 19:16:33 UTC

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Get the best exchange rate between US dollars and Burundian franc

If you’re planning a trip to Burundi and need to exchange currencies, check the mid-market exchange rate between the US dollar and the Burundian franc. You can then compare this rate to the rate you’re offered by local money changers at the airport to get the best exchange rate.

For smaller currencies like the Burundian franc, you’ll usually be able to get a better exchange rate by exchanging your US dollars after you arrive in the country instead of in the United States.

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US Dollar

The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world. The world’s unofficial reserve currency, it can be found in most major currency pairs. In forex, it’s an important benchmark and target rate for countries that fix or peg their currencies against its value. It is also used as the standard currency for oil, precious metals and other commodities.
Currency:US Dollar
Currency Symbol:$
Sub unit:cents
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

Burundi Franc

The Burundi franc is the official currency of Burundi, a landlocked East African country. Its economy is weak, with 53% people living below the poverty line. It relies on humanitarian help from other countries.
Currency:Burundi Franc
Currency Symbol:FBu
Sub unit:centime
Bank notes:100, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000 francs
Coins:1, 5, 10, 50 francs

What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and the Burundian franc?

The exchange rate between the US dollar and the Burundian franc can be affected by many different factors like economic and political events in both Burundi, the United States, and around the world.

  • Interest rates. Higher interest rates in either country will most likely lead to higher exchange rates for the same country. Similarly, lower interest rates will lead to a lower exchange rate because fewer people will demand Burundian franc to invest in the country, as the return on investment there is less attractive for foreign investors.
  • Improving economy in Burundi. In most cases, this’ll contribute to a higher exchange rate between the Burundian franc and the US dollar. However, if uncertainty about the country’s development becomes widespread, foreign investors will most likely pull money out of Burundi, lowering the value of the franc as a result.

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How does the Burundian franc trade against the US dollar historically?

  • Since 2008, the Burundian franc has slowly declined in value compared to the US dollar. In 2008, you needed 1,100 Burundian franc to get 1 US dollar.
  • The period between 2009 and 2012 saw relatively stable performance in the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Burundian franc, with the rate fluctuating just below 1,250 francs to 1 dollar.
  • In 2012, the value of the franc compared to the dollar dropped from a rate of 1,300 to 1,600 francs to get 1 US dollar.
  • In 2016, the franc was devalued from a rate of about 1,560 to 1,657 francs per dollar. The decline in value for franc compared to the US dollar has continued since the most recent devaluation to about 1,700 francs to 1 US dollar in 2017.

US Dollar to the Burundi Franc for the last 10 days

Oct 15 Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 18 Oct 19 Oct 20 Oct 21 Oct 22 Oct 23 Oct 24
1 USD = 1934.7296 Inverse: 0.0005 1936.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1936.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1934.7256 Inverse: 0.0005 1935.0701 Inverse: 0.0005 1936.6794 Inverse: 0.0005 1934.5909 Inverse: 0.0005 1935.1200 Inverse: 0.0005 1935.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1935.0000 Inverse: 0.0005

US Dollar to the Burundi Franc for the last 10 months

Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020 Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020
1 USD = 1880.0031 Inverse: 0.0005 1891.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.5509 Inverse: 0.0005 1890.8098 Inverse: 0.0005 1902.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1892.3844 Inverse: 0.0005 1903.6337 Inverse: 0.0005 1927.7963 Inverse: 0.0005 1923.0727 Inverse: 0.0005 1931.6098 Inverse: 0.0005

US Dollar to the Burundi Franc for the last 10 years

Oct 2010 Oct 2011 Oct 2012 Oct 2013 Oct 2014 Oct 2015 Oct 2016 Oct 2017 Oct 2018 Oct 2019
1 USD = 1132.4407 Inverse: 0.0009 1231.6754 Inverse: 0.0008 1491.3725 Inverse: 0.0007 1544.6892 Inverse: 0.0006 1565.4542 Inverse: 0.0006 1559.1050 Inverse: 0.0006 1668.9600 Inverse: 0.0006 1752.6131 Inverse: 0.0006 1815.5000 Inverse: 0.0006 1867.6939 Inverse: 0.0005

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