US Dollar to Swazi Lilangeni Exchange Rate

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How can I get the best exchange rate between the US dollar and the Swazi lilangeni?

When it comes to exchanges between the US dollar and the Swazi lilangeni, your options are more limited. The Swazi lilangeni is pegged to the South African rand on a 1-to-1 basis and exchanging between those two currencies is far easier.

The most convenient and cheapest option if you’re traveling to Swaziland is to exchange your US dollars to South African rands and spend that instead. South African rands is widely accepted in Swaziland and available from banks and foreign exchange offices both in the US and South Africa.

Don’t forget to check the rates of an online money transfer service, as these generally offer the most competitive exchange rates for swapping US dollars to the Swazi lilangeni or South African rand. When comparing, make sure to look at service fees as well.

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

Swazi Lilangeni

The lilangeni is the official currency of Swaziland, a small, landlocked monarchy in southern Africa. It’s held at the same fixed rate as the South African rand. Considered interchangeable, the Swazi Lilangeni and the rand are accepted by most businesses as payment.
Currency:Swazi Lilangeni
Currency Symbol:L , E (pl.)
Sub unit:cent
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:E10, E20, E50, E100, E200
Coins:1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, L1, E2, E5

What affects exchange rates between the US dollar and the Swazi lilangeni?

Since the Swazi lilangeni is pegged to the South African rand at par, you should pay attention to what affects the exchange rate between the US dollar and the rand. As a free floating currency, the exchange rate of the South African rand is determined by the demand for it on the global currency market, where prices change by the second.

Economic growth in South Africa and developments in the mining sector have a big effect on the exchange rate between the rand and the dollar. In particular, prices of commodities like gold and diamonds directly affect the value of the rand compared to the dollar. In most cases, higher gold prices will drive up the value of the rand compared to the dollar — which would directly influence the Swazi lilangeni

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How does the Swazi lilangeni trade against the US dollar historically?

The exchange rate between the US dollar and the Swazi lilangeni has fluctuated quite a bit over the years. During the past 10 years, the lilangeni was as strong as 7.5 per dollar and as weak as 16.5 per dollar. The lilangeni has consistently been losing its value compared to the US dollar.

In 2012, a slump in revenues from the important mining sector contributed to an even lower value for the lilangeni. On top of that, the value of the currency has also suffered from the political situation in South Africa.

Since 2016, we’ve finally seen a strengthening of the lilangeni again compared to the US dollar. This could be due to the comeback of the mining industry and partly because of the lower value of the US dollar compared to other major currencies.

US Dollar to the Swazi Lilangeni for the last 10 days

Feb 16 Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20 Feb 21 Feb 22 Feb 23 Feb 24 Feb 25
1 USD = 14.8560 Inverse: 0.0673 14.9518 Inverse: 0.0669 15.0490 Inverse: 0.0664 14.9595 Inverse: 0.0668 15.0923 Inverse: 0.0663 15.0700 Inverse: 0.0664 15.0700 Inverse: 0.0664 15.1036 Inverse: 0.0662 15.1460 Inverse: 0.0660 15.2400 Inverse: 0.0656

US Dollar to the Swazi Lilangeni 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 = 14.3735 Inverse: 0.0696 14.6504 Inverse: 0.0683 14.1394 Inverse: 0.0707 14.0900 Inverse: 0.0710 15.3029 Inverse: 0.0653 15.0029 Inverse: 0.0667 14.6200 Inverse: 0.0684 14.6921 Inverse: 0.0681 14.1756 Inverse: 0.0705 14.3879 Inverse: 0.0695

US Dollar to the Swazi Lilangeni 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 = 7.7944 Inverse: 0.1283 7.0776 Inverse: 0.1413 7.5927 Inverse: 0.1317 8.8653 Inverse: 0.1128 10.8623 Inverse: 0.0921 11.5556 Inverse: 0.0865 15.4519 Inverse: 0.0647 12.9686 Inverse: 0.0771 11.6250 Inverse: 0.0860 14.0060 Inverse: 0.0714

Market rate for common transfer amounts USD to SZL

US Dollars (USD) Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)
$1 0
$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0

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