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US Dollar to Belarusian Ruble Exchange Rate
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How can I get the best exchange rate between US dollar and the Belarusian ruble?
To get the best exchange rate between the US dollar and the Belarusian ruble, you should first check the what the real exchange rate that banks use to trade between themselves is. This rate is often called the mid-market rate, and it is the one you find when you look up the currency on for example Google.
If you are sending money to friends or family in Belarus, the cheapest option is in most cases to use one of the online money transfer services we have listed here on Finder.com. Online money transfer services generally offer a far better exchange rate than traditional banks do, so it will potentially save you a lot of money. Choose the one that has an exchange rate as close as possible to the mid-market rate, but bear in mind that the service provider may add a fixed service fee on top of that.
|Bank notes:||$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100|
|Coins:||1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c|
|Bank notes:||5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 rubles|
|Coins:||1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 kapiejkas, 1, 2 rubles|
What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and the Belarusian ruble?
The Belarusian ruble has been a free-floating currency since 2011, and it is therefore freely convertible into other currencies and subject to supply and demand in the global currency market.
The exchange rate between the US dollar and Belarusian ruble can be affected by a number of different factors, either in the United States, Belarus, or elsewhere in the world. Interest rates in the countries is usually a key factor in determining the exchange rate, and higher interest rates in either country will lead to a higher exchange rate for the same currency.
Political and economic conditions in either country also plays a role for the exchange rate. Belarus has traditionally been closely tied to Russia, which is also its most important trading partner. The Russian economy is therefore important for Belarus, and improvements in the Russian economy will in most cases contribute to a higher exchange rate for the Belarusian ruble.
How does the Belarusian ruble trade against the US dollar historically?
The current version of the Belarusian ruble was introduced by the Belarusian central bank in 2015. The central bank decided to introduce a new denomination of the currency since the old one had become impractical to use due to severe inflation. The new ruble replaced the old one at a rate of 1 to 10,000, and the initial exchange rate to US dollars was about 1.1 ruble to 1 dollar. However, the ruble depreciated quickly and reached an all-time-low of 2.2 ruble to 1 dollar in the beginning of 2016.
In 2015, the Belarusian central bank devalued the ruble by 23% against the US dollar. Since then, the exchange rate between the dollar and the ruble has fluctuated between 1.85 and 2.2 ruble for 1 US dollar. Since 2016, the exchange rate between the Belarusian ruble and the US dollar has stabilized at a rate of around 1.9 ruble to 1 US dollar, which is a sign that the currency now has found the right level and investors are again gaining confidence in the Belarusian economy.
US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble 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 =||2.5738 Inverse: 0.3885||2.5727 Inverse: 0.3887||2.5727 Inverse: 0.3887||2.5727 Inverse: 0.3887||2.5629 Inverse: 0.3902||2.5593 Inverse: 0.3907||2.5456 Inverse: 0.3928||2.5439 Inverse: 0.3931||2.5370 Inverse: 0.3942||2.5370 Inverse: 0.3942|
US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble 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 =||2.0902 Inverse: 0.4784||2.1126 Inverse: 0.4734||2.2281 Inverse: 0.4488||2.5976 Inverse: 0.3850||2.4560 Inverse: 0.4072||2.3996 Inverse: 0.4167||2.3744 Inverse: 0.4212||2.3892 Inverse: 0.4186||2.4843 Inverse: 0.4025||2.5857 Inverse: 0.3867|
US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble 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 =||0.0000||0.0000||0.0000||0.0000||0.0000||0.0000||1.9024 Inverse: 0.5257||1.9514 Inverse: 0.5125||2.1055 Inverse: 0.4749||2.0412 Inverse: 0.4899|
Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to BYN
|US Dollars (USD)||Belarusian Ruble (BYN)|
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