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USD to BTN mid-rate = 71.8216

Right now the USD/BTN market mid-rate is 71.8216 and represents ideally how many Bhutanese Ngultrum you can get for one United States Dollar.

Looking for BTN travel money? Then it is important to note that the Bhutanese Ngultrum is a closed currency. Which means that you will not be able to purchase the currency before departure and will need to buy it upon arrival. For more information and a full list of closed currencies read our guide: What is a closed currency?

A good solution for closed currencies is to use a pre-paid travel card to avoid carrying large amounts of cash and also minimise ATM fees - Compare Travel Cards

You can calculate equivalent United States Dollar to Bhutanese Ngultrum currency amounts (at mid-rate) below.

USD / BTN Converter


1 United States Dollar equals
71.8216 Bhutanese Ngultrum

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United States Dollar

Bhutanese Ngultrum

1 USD 71.82 BTN
5 USD 359.11 BTN
10 USD 718.22 BTN
20 USD 1,436.43 BTN
50 USD 3,591.08 BTN
100 USD 7,182.16 BTN
250 USD 17,955.40 BTN
500 USD 35,910.80 BTN
1,000 USD 71,821.60 BTN
2,000 USD 143,643.20 BTN
5,000 USD 359,108.00 BTN
10,000 USD 718,216.00 BTN
50,000 USD 3,591,080.00 BTN
100,000 USD 7,182,160.00 BTN
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United States Dollar

Bhutanese Ngultrum

0.0139 USD 1 BTN
0.0696 USD 5 BTN
0.1392 USD 10 BTN
0.2785 USD 20 BTN
0.6962 USD 50 BTN
1.3923 USD 100 BTN
3.4808 USD 250 BTN
6.9615 USD 500 BTN
13.92 USD 1,000 BTN
27.85 USD 2,000 BTN
69.62 USD 5,000 BTN
139.23 USD 10,000 BTN
696.15 USD 50,000 BTN
1,392.30 USD 100,000 BTN
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United States Dollar to Bhutanese Ngultrum (USD-BTN) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/BTN 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
16 Dec 201871.9326Latest
09 Dec 201870.78981 Week+1.61%
16 Nov 201871.90161 Month+0.04%
19 Jun 201868.29366 Months+5.33%
16 Dec 201764.29921 Year+11.87%
16 Dec 201667.78352 Years+6.12%
17 Dec 201361.95575 Years+16.1%
18 Dec 200847.324810 Years+52%

Best Rates for USD/BTN Transfers and Travel Money

The total transaction cost you will be charged is the margin from the mid-rate offered by your foreign exchange provider plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees will vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions.

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

The USD/BTN 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 / BTN 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/BTN 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 BTN exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/BTN 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 Bhutanese Ngultrum

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 BTN, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Bhutanese Ngultrum news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

14-December-18: Against a basket of currencies, the US dollar struck an 18-month high in mid-December after negative political and economic developments weighed on rest-of-the-world currencies. At the time of writing, the dollar was showing trade-weighted appreciation of 6 percent for 2018 and was on course to gain in 10 of the year’s 12 months.

The dollar had strengthened to levels near $1.13 against the euro, which suffered due to disappointing eurozone economic data and Brexit-related uncertainties.

Brexit allowed the dollar to gain handsomely against the pound in 2018. On December-11, GBP/USD traded below 1.25 for the first time since early 2017.

The economic slowdown in China has also helped the dollar by creating safe haven flows into the US. The dollar has yet to reach the magic 7-yuan level but remains close to it, at levels near 6.9.

For 2019, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are both bearish the greenback. The banks remain skeptical over future Fed interest rate hikes and point to a possible US economic downturn in the second half of the year.

Scotiabank is forecasting EUR/USD at $1.30 by 2019 year-end, indicating a potential 13 percent decline in the dollar’s buying power.

Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Bhutanese Ngultrum market updates.


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