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

Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20 Feb 21 Feb 22 Feb 23 Feb 24 Feb 25 Feb 26
1 USD = 2.1965 Inverse: 0.4553 2.2038 Inverse: 0.4538 2.2031 Inverse: 0.4539 2.2056 Inverse: 0.4534 2.2057 Inverse: 0.4534 2.2057 Inverse: 0.4534 2.2150 Inverse: 0.4515 2.2281 Inverse: 0.4488 2.2350 Inverse: 0.4474 2.2341 Inverse: 0.4476

US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble 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 = 2.1082 Inverse: 0.4743 2.0932 Inverse: 0.4777 2.0423 Inverse: 0.4896 2.0275 Inverse: 0.4932 2.0667 Inverse: 0.4839 2.0709 Inverse: 0.4829 2.0440 Inverse: 0.4892 2.0642 Inverse: 0.4844 2.0910 Inverse: 0.4782 2.1126 Inverse: 0.4734

US Dollar to the Belarusian Ruble 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 = 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 1.8760 Inverse: 0.5331 1.9614 Inverse: 0.5099 2.1391 Inverse: 0.4675

Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to BYN

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


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