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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 BWP interbank exchange rate = 10.6111

Right now the USD/BWP interbank exchange rate is 10.6111. It’s also called the mid-market rate or just the mid-rate and is the rate that banks use when trading large amounts of foreign currencies with one another.

It's the reference rate we use to calculate how much you are being charged to convert Botswanan Pula to United States Dollar.

This USD/BWP Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Botswanan Pula amounts at the market mid-rate. You can also enter your own rates to find out the percentage difference to the latest market rates you are being charged.

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United States Dollar

Botswanan Pula

1 USD 10.61 BWP
5 USD 53.06 BWP
10 USD 106.11 BWP
20 USD 212.22 BWP
50 USD 530.56 BWP
100 USD 1,061.11 BWP
250 USD 2,652.78 BWP
500 USD 5,305.55 BWP
1,000 USD 10,611.10 BWP
2,000 USD 21,222.20 BWP
5,000 USD 53,055.50 BWP
10,000 USD 106,111.00 BWP
50,000 USD 530,555.00 BWP
100,000 USD 1,061,110.00 BWP
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United States Dollar

Botswanan Pula

0.0942 USD 1 BWP
0.4712 USD 5 BWP
0.9424 USD 10 BWP
1.8848 USD 20 BWP
4.7121 USD 50 BWP
9.4241 USD 100 BWP
23.56 USD 250 BWP
47.12 USD 500 BWP
94.24 USD 1,000 BWP
188.48 USD 2,000 BWP
471.21 USD 5,000 BWP
942.41 USD 10,000 BWP
4,712.05 USD 50,000 BWP
9,424.10 USD 100,000 BWP
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United States Dollar to Botswanan Pula (USD-BWP) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/BWP 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
22 Apr 201910.6249Latest
15 Apr 201910.57251 Week+0.5%
23 Mar 201910.68061 Month-0.52%
24 Oct 201810.64206 Months-0.16%
22 Apr 20189.62171 Year+10.43%
22 Apr 201710.37092 Years+2.45%
23 Apr 20148.77625 Years+21.06%
24 Apr 20097.406010 Years+43.46%

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

The USD/BWP 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 / BWP 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/BWP 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 BWP exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/BWP 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 Botswanan Pula

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 BWP, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Botswanan Pula news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

In the third week of April the Dollar Index was rallying strongly towards the mid-97s, slightly below major resistance at 97.70, a break of which would be massively positive for the greenback. The index was up 1.7 percent year-to-date.

The dollar’s strength comes in spite of a dovish surprise in March from the Federal Reserve, which ditched two interest rate hikes from its 2019 projections. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and other important central banks also turned dovish, removing much of the incentive for selling USD.

Bloomberg research warned in April of potential for a large upcoming move in the US dollar, up or down. Over the past quarter-century, three prominent troughs in the JPMorgan Global FX Volatility Index were followed by dollar moves over 6-month periods worth 10-15 percent. The index was trading in mid-April at a 5-year low.

Botswanan Pula (BWP) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Botswanan Pula market updates.