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Foreign Exchange Guide to Mali

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

Country Code:
ML
Domestic Currency:
West African franc
Symbol - Code:
XOF
Telephone Prefix:
+223

The domestic currency in Mali is the West African franc with currency code XOF. Read this foreign exchange guide to Mali and the West African franc with money transfer and travel tips plus West African franc exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  1. West African franc info - general info about the West African franc
  2. West African franc in the markets - recent XOF moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Mali - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying West African franc cash online - travel money for Mali
  5. Sending money to Mali - save on West African franc bank transfers to Mali
  6. West African franc exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

West African franc (XOF) general currency information

What is the West African franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the West African franc is XOF.

Which countries use the West African franc?

It is the domestic currency in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.


West African franc (XOF) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the XOF to USD exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.


XOF-USD 3 Month chart
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XOF currency converter

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Travel money for Mali

Save money and time by Ordering your West African franc online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the XOF cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in West African franc otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Travel Money for Mali

Compare XOF Cash rates

 

Sending money to Mali

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Mali you need to start with finding out the latest West African franc foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).

Getting a better deal when sending money to Mali

When sending money to Mali it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or West African franc amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted XOF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Mali.

Use our Send to XOF calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more West African franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

   

Bank Transfers to Mali

Compare XOF Transfer Rates

 

West African franc - exchange rates - live and historic

Major XOF cross rates
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XOF/USD - West African franc to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0017961 Week
18 May 20180.0017971 Month
19 Dec 20170.0018056 Months
17 Jun 20170.0017031 Year
17 Jun 20160.0017052 Years
18 Jun 20130.0020405 Years
19 Jun 20080.00236110 Years

XOF/EUR - West African franc to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0015241 Week
18 May 20180.0015241 Month
19 Dec 20170.0015246 Months
17 Jun 20170.0015211 Year
17 Jun 20160.0015122 Years
18 Jun 20130.0015245 Years
19 Jun 20080.00152410 Years

XOF/GBP - West African franc to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0013391 Week
18 May 20180.0013341 Month
19 Dec 20170.0013486 Months
17 Jun 20170.0013331 Year
17 Jun 20160.0011872 Years
18 Jun 20130.0013045 Years
19 Jun 20080.00119810 Years

XOF/JPY - West African franc to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.19661 Week
18 May 20180.19911 Month
19 Dec 20170.20396 Months
17 Jun 20170.18881 Year
17 Jun 20160.17772 Years
18 Jun 20130.19445 Years
19 Jun 20080.254710 Years

XOF/AUD - West African franc to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0023631 Week
18 May 20180.0023931 Month
19 Dec 20170.0023586 Months
17 Jun 20170.0022341 Year
17 Jun 20160.0023052 Years
18 Jun 20130.0021535 Years
19 Jun 20080.00248710 Years

XOF/CAD - West African franc to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.0023301 Week
18 May 20180.0023171 Month
19 Dec 20170.0023246 Months
17 Jun 20170.0022501 Year
17 Jun 20160.0022002 Years
18 Jun 20130.0020825 Years
19 Jun 20080.00239510 Years