US Dollar to Romanian Leu Exchange Rate

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How can I get the best exchange rate between the US dollar and the Romanian leu?

The most popular Romanian leu currency exchange is the euro followed by the US dollar. If you’re traveling to Romania, having cash in hand is recommended. Although euros may be accepted at some hotels, you’ll need leu for most other purchases. To get a competitive exchange rate, you can:

  • Get cash at a local ATM with a travel friendly card that has low fees
  • Bring US dollars in cash and exchange them at a foreign exchange booth in the capital of Bucharest

People looking to wire money should use an online money transfer service to get best exchange rate and lowest service 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
Sub unit:cents
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

Romanian Leu

The Romanian leu is the official currency of Romania. Though it joined the EU in 2007, Romania continues to use the leu and is expected to adopt the euro in the future.
Currency:Romanian Leu
Sub unit:ban
Bank notes:1 leu, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200, 500 lei
Coins:1 ban, 5, 10, 50 bani

What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and the Romanian leu?

Since the Romanian leu uses the euro as its reference currency, the exchange rate between the leu and dollar is heavily influenced by the exchange rate between USD and EUR. The following factors dealing with Romania also influence the exchange rate:

  • Economic growth
  • Unemployment
  • Interest rates

The Romanian government’s efforts to make the leu more stable against the euro in order to be adopted into the euro zone can affect the exchange rate between the leu and the dollar as well.

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How does the Romanian leu trade against the US dollar historically?

Overall, the Romanian leu has depreciated by nearly 50 percent against the US dollar between early 2008 and early 2018

  • In 2003, the National Bank of Romania changed the reference currency to the euro from the US dollar in an attempt to gain euro zone membership in the future. Partly because of this, RON has been quite volatile against USD over the past decade, fluctuating between 2.22 lei per dollar and 4.38 lei per dollar.
  • Since March 2017, the Romanian leu has again strengthened against the US dollar, moving from 4.30 lei per dollar in March 2017 to 3.72 lei per dollar in February of 2018.

US Dollar to the Romanian Leu for the last 10 days

Oct 14 Oct 15 Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 18 Oct 19 Oct 20 Oct 21 Oct 22 Oct 23
1 USD = 4.1515 Inverse: 0.2409 4.1650 Inverse: 0.2401 4.1614 Inverse: 0.2403 4.1614 Inverse: 0.2403 4.1619 Inverse: 0.2403 4.1429 Inverse: 0.2414 4.1212 Inverse: 0.2426 4.1124 Inverse: 0.2432 4.1251 Inverse: 0.2424 4.1061 Inverse: 0.2435

US Dollar to the Romanian Leu 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 = 4.3111 Inverse: 0.2320 4.3360 Inverse: 0.2306 4.4205 Inverse: 0.2262 4.4827 Inverse: 0.2231 4.4934 Inverse: 0.2225 4.4406 Inverse: 0.2252 4.2927 Inverse: 0.2330 4.1805 Inverse: 0.2392 4.1040 Inverse: 0.2437 4.0961 Inverse: 0.2441

US Dollar to the Romanian Leu 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 = 3.0442 Inverse: 0.3285 3.1065 Inverse: 0.3219 3.5309 Inverse: 0.2832 3.2239 Inverse: 0.3102 3.4906 Inverse: 0.2865 4.0201 Inverse: 0.2487 4.1406 Inverse: 0.2415 3.9107 Inverse: 0.2557 4.0650 Inverse: 0.2460 4.2714 Inverse: 0.2341

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