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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 CDF mid-rate = 1641.1215

Right now the USD/CDF market mid-rate is 1641.1215 and represents ideally how many Congolese Franc you can get for one United States Dollar.

This USD/CDF Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Congolese Franc amounts at the market mid-rate:

USD / CDF mid-rate converter


1 United States Dollar equals
1641.1215 Congolese Franc

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United States Dollar

Congolese Franc

1 USD 1,641.12 CDF
5 USD 8,205.61 CDF
10 USD 16,411.22 CDF
20 USD 32,822.43 CDF
50 USD 82,056.08 CDF
100 USD 164,112.15 CDF
250 USD 410,280.38 CDF
500 USD 820,560.75 CDF
1,000 USD 1,641,121.50 CDF
2,000 USD 3,282,243.00 CDF
5,000 USD 8,205,607.50 CDF
10,000 USD 16,411,215.00 CDF
50,000 USD 82,056,075.00 CDF
100,000 USD 164,112,150.00 CDF
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United States Dollar

Congolese Franc

0.0006 USD 1 CDF
0.0030 USD 5 CDF
0.0061 USD 10 CDF
0.0122 USD 20 CDF
0.0305 USD 50 CDF
0.0609 USD 100 CDF
0.1523 USD 250 CDF
0.3045 USD 500 CDF
0.6090 USD 1,000 CDF
1.2180 USD 2,000 CDF
3.0450 USD 5,000 CDF
6.0900 USD 10,000 CDF
30.45 USD 50,000 CDF
60.90 USD 100,000 CDF
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United States Dollar to Congolese Franc (USD-CDF) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/CDF 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
17 Feb 20191634.0000Latest
10 Feb 20191638.53041 Week-0.28%
18 Jan 20191630.00001 Month+0.25%
21 Aug 20181627.09756 Months+0.42%
17 Feb 20181605.00001 Year+1.81%
17 Feb 20171295.00002 Years+26.18%
18 Feb 2014919.22535 Years+77.76%
19 Feb 2009619.931010 Years+163.58%

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

The USD/CDF 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 / CDF 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/CDF 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 CDF exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/CDF 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 Congolese Franc

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 CDF, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Congolese Franc 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.

Congolese Franc (CDF) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Congolese Franc market updates.

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