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.

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

Belarusian Ruble

The Belarusian ruble was introduced as the official currency of Belarus in 1992, when there wasn’t enough USSR currency for trade in Belarus. The 1 ruble bill depicts a hare, leading many Belarusians to refer to their currency as “bunnies.”
Currency:Belarusian Ruble
Currency Symbol:Br
Sub unit:kapiejka
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

Jul 04 Jul 05 Jul 06 Jul 07 Jul 08 Jul 09 Jul 10 Jul 11 Jul 12 Jul 13
1 USD = 2.4372 Inverse: 0.4103 2.4372 Inverse: 0.4103 2.4407 Inverse: 0.4097 2.4433 Inverse: 0.4093 2.4411 Inverse: 0.4097 2.4313 Inverse: 0.4113 2.4415 Inverse: 0.4096 2.4228 Inverse: 0.4127 2.4228 Inverse: 0.4127 2.4175 Inverse: 0.4137

US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble for the last 10 months

Sep 2019 Oct 2019 Nov 2019 Dec 2019 Jan 2020 Feb 2020 Mar 2020 Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020
1 USD = 2.0604 Inverse: 0.4853 2.0498 Inverse: 0.4878 2.0543 Inverse: 0.4868 2.1007 Inverse: 0.4760 2.1137 Inverse: 0.4731 2.1915 Inverse: 0.4563 2.3523 Inverse: 0.4251 2.5055 Inverse: 0.3991 2.4400 Inverse: 0.4098 2.3704 Inverse: 0.4219

US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble for the last 10 years

Jul 2010 Jul 2011 Jul 2012 Jul 2013 Jul 2014 Jul 2015 Jul 2016 Jul 2017 Jul 2018 Jul 2019
1 USD = 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 2.0002 Inverse: 0.5000 1.9668 Inverse: 0.5084 1.9684 Inverse: 0.5080 2.0355 Inverse: 0.4913

Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to BYN

US Dollars (USD) Belarusian Ruble (BYN)
$1 0
$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0


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