US Dollar to Croatian Kuna Exchange Rate

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People traveling to Croatia can either exchange US dollars to Croatian kuna before the trip or when arriving in the country. There are plenty of ATM’s in the country, so bringing an international credit or debit card with you and withdrawing local currency is also fine — just be mindful that your card company may charge overseas usage fees.

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
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

Croatian Kuna

The kuna has been the official currency of Croatia since 1994, after the breakup of Yugoslavia. Kuna is the Croatian word for a ferret-like animal called a marten. It is pegged to the euro, and has hopes of joining the European Monetary System.
Currency:Croatian Kuna
Currency Symbol:kn
Sub unit:lipa
Sub unit symbol:lp
Bank notes:5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000kn
Coins:1lp, 2lp, 5lp, 10lp, 20lp, 50lp, 1, 2, 5, 25kn

What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and Croatian kuna?

As a member-state in the European Union, the Croatian economy is closely linked to the overall European economy. Because of this, the exchange rate between the kuna and US dollar closely follows that of the euro and US dollar.

Even though Croatia is an EU member, they don’t use the euro as their currency yet. Discussions on introducing the euro are happening in Croatia, with many important institutions such as the Croatian Central Bank arguing that they should join the Eurozone.

Factors that can affect the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Croatian kuna include:

  • Political developments in the United States, Croatia or the EU
  • Economic growth in either country
  • Unemployment levels
  • Interest rate changes in either the US or Croatia

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Interest rates are usually the main determinant for exchange rates of any currency. Generally speaking, the country with rising interest rates will also have a strengthening currency compared to countries with lower interest rates. This happens because higher interest rates work as an incentive for foreign investors to buy local currency and deposit it in a bank to earn the higher interest rate.

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How does the Croatian kuna trade against the US dollar historically?

The kuna has been the official currency of Croatia since 1994. It was originally pegged to the old German mark, but effectively switched to a peg with the euro when Germany made the switch to euros.

  • From 2008 to 2009, the exchange rate of the Croatian kuna gradually declined against the US dollar. From a high of 4.5 kuna for 1 dollar, the value dropped sharply by the end of the year.
  • By early 2009, you would need about 5.8 kuna to get 1 US dollar.
  • Between 2009 and 2011, the currency experienced a period of unstable exchange rates compared to the dollar, before the rate finally stabilized at around 5.7 kuna per dollar in early 2012.
  • In 2014, a new period of sharp decline began for the kuna, dropping from about 5.5 kuna per dollar to 7.2 kuna per dollar over the course of that year.
  • Since 2015, the exchange rate between the US dollar and the Croation kuna has been relatively level with a strengthening of the kuna seen in early 2017.

US Dollar to the Croatian Kuna for the last 10 days

Jun 30 Jul 01 Jul 02 Jul 03 Jul 04 Jul 05 Jul 06 Jul 07 Jul 08 Jul 09
1 USD = 6.7378 Inverse: 0.1484 6.7246 Inverse: 0.1487 6.7280 Inverse: 0.1486 6.7180 Inverse: 0.1489 6.7180 Inverse: 0.1489 6.7199 Inverse: 0.1488 6.6817 Inverse: 0.1497 6.6941 Inverse: 0.1494 6.6501 Inverse: 0.1504 6.6739 Inverse: 0.1498

US Dollar to the Croatian Kuna 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 = 6.6907 Inverse: 0.1495 6.7455 Inverse: 0.1482 6.7443 Inverse: 0.1483 6.7238 Inverse: 0.1487 6.7041 Inverse: 0.1492 6.8113 Inverse: 0.1468 6.6586 Inverse: 0.1502 7.0035 Inverse: 0.1428 6.9830 Inverse: 0.1432 6.6975 Inverse: 0.1493

US Dollar to the Croatian Kuna 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 = 5.6916 Inverse: 0.1757 5.2626 Inverse: 0.1900 6.1057 Inverse: 0.1638 5.8133 Inverse: 0.1720 5.5923 Inverse: 0.1788 6.8008 Inverse: 0.1470 6.7610 Inverse: 0.1479 6.5031 Inverse: 0.1538 6.3042 Inverse: 0.1586 6.5981 Inverse: 0.1516

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