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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.

 

USD to AFN mid-rate = 74.4998

Right now the USD/AFN market mid-rate is 74.4998 and represents ideally how many Afghan Afghani you can get for one United States Dollar.

This USD/AFN Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Afghan Afghani amounts at the market mid-rate:

USD / AFN mid-rate converter


$USD


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1 United States Dollar equals
74.4998 Afghan Afghani

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United States Dollar

Afghan Afghani

1 USD 74.50 AFN
5 USD 372.50 AFN
10 USD 745.00 AFN
20 USD 1,490.00 AFN
50 USD 3,724.99 AFN
100 USD 7,449.98 AFN
250 USD 18,624.95 AFN
500 USD 37,249.90 AFN
1,000 USD 74,499.80 AFN
2,000 USD 148,999.60 AFN
5,000 USD 372,499.00 AFN
10,000 USD 744,998.00 AFN
50,000 USD 3,724,990.00 AFN
100,000 USD 7,449,980.00 AFN
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United States Dollar

Afghan Afghani

0.0134 USD 1 AFN
0.0671 USD 5 AFN
0.1342 USD 10 AFN
0.2685 USD 20 AFN
0.6712 USD 50 AFN
1.3423 USD 100 AFN
3.3558 USD 250 AFN
6.7115 USD 500 AFN
13.42 USD 1,000 AFN
26.85 USD 2,000 AFN
67.12 USD 5,000 AFN
134.23 USD 10,000 AFN
671.15 USD 50,000 AFN
1,342.30 USD 100,000 AFN
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United States Dollar to Afghan Afghani (USD-AFN) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/AFN exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
20 Feb 201974.4998Latest
13 Feb 201974.72231 Week-0.3%
21 Jan 201975.83401 Month-1.76%
24 Aug 201872.65056 Months+2.55%
20 Feb 201869.05551 Year+7.88%
20 Feb 201766.72302 Years+11.66%
21 Feb 201456.74505 Years+31.29%
22 Feb 200947.447910 Years+57.01%

Why can't I just get the USD/AFN market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/AFN mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / AFN was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/AFN midrate the better deal you are getting.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to AFN exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/AFN market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Afghan Afghani

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs AFN, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Afghan Afghani news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

26-January-19: 2018 was a reasonable year for the dollar. Measured by the US Dollar Index, the greenback appreciated by 4 percent, which was much better than 2017’s 10 percent loss. It was, though, something of a stuttering end to 2018 and the dollar has had mixed fortunes in early 2019.

In December, after lifting US interest rates to 2.25-2.5 percent, the Fed lowered its expectations for future hikes due to so-called “cross currents” (China, Brexit, trade wars etc.). Skepticism among analysts over future Fed hikes has for some time been the main reason for dollar pessimism for 2019, but now, there is also the prospect of a US economic slowdown to contend with.

“A slowdown in the economy is likely to weigh on USD particularly in the second half of this year,” a CIBC researcher said in January.

Of the same opinion was an expert at ING, who argued that the dollar is soon to “embark on a gradual long-term bearish trend.”

January’s extended US government shutdown also has dollar-negative ramifications. Not only is the shutdown likely to hit first-quarter GDP growth, disagreements within Congress bode poorly for the future of potentially inflationary fiscal spending.

Afghan Afghani (AFN) - Market news and forecasts

After depreciating during the last quarter of 2003/04, the afghani has been appreciating steadily, gaining 8 percent against the U.S. dollar between end-March 2004 and end-July 2004. This appreciation, at a time of increasing inflation, appears to reflect a greater willingness by the population to use the afghani as a medium of exchange and as a store of value. This trend appears to be attributable to the relative stability of the exchange rate since the introduction of the new currency, administrative measures aimed at promoting its use, such as the requirement that shopkeepers must price goods in afghani. Donors are increasingly making payments in afghani instead of U.S. dollars and this appears to be widely accepted.

Currency News and Forecasts - United States Dollar

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