US Dollar to Burundi Franc Exchange Rate

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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.

    People who’re sending money to Burundi should compare exchange rates offered by various online money transfer services before making a transaction. When compared to banks, these service providers generally offer:

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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

    Feb 16 Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20 Feb 21 Feb 22 Feb 23 Feb 24 Feb 25
    1 USD = 1887.0172 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.3851 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.5104 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.6049 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.7136 Inverse: 0.0005 1891.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1891.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1888.2967 Inverse: 0.0005 1887.5509 Inverse: 0.0005 1888.0331 Inverse: 0.0005

    US Dollar to the Burundi Franc for the last 10 months

    Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020
    1 USD = 1828.1980 Inverse: 0.0005 1838.2952 Inverse: 0.0005 1841.1358 Inverse: 0.0005 1846.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1848.9763 Inverse: 0.0005 1852.7170 Inverse: 0.0005 1871.0000 Inverse: 0.0005 1873.1597 Inverse: 0.0005 1881.1904 Inverse: 0.0005 1885.2624 Inverse: 0.0005

    US Dollar to the Burundi Franc for the last 10 years

    Feb 2010 Feb 2011 Feb 2012 Feb 2013 Feb 2014 Feb 2015 Feb 2016 Feb 2017 Feb 2018 Feb 2019
    1 USD = 1160.7835 Inverse: 0.0009 1137.5954 Inverse: 0.0009 1301.6985 Inverse: 0.0008 1554.3125 Inverse: 0.0006 1549.0750 Inverse: 0.0006 1565.4967 Inverse: 0.0006 1563.4100 Inverse: 0.0006 1696.0409 Inverse: 0.0006 1776.0000 Inverse: 0.0006 1826.0000 Inverse: 0.0005

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