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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 COP interbank exchange rate = 3159.0355

Right now the USD/COP interbank exchange rate is 3159.0355. 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 Colombian Peso to United States Dollar.

This USD/COP Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Colombian Peso 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

Colombian Peso

1 USD 3,159.04 COP
5 USD 15,795.18 COP
10 USD 31,590.36 COP
20 USD 63,180.71 COP
50 USD 157,951.78 COP
100 USD 315,903.55 COP
250 USD 789,758.88 COP
500 USD 1,579,517.75 COP
1,000 USD 3,159,035.50 COP
2,000 USD 6,318,071.00 COP
5,000 USD 15,795,177.50 COP
10,000 USD 31,590,355.00 COP
50,000 USD 157,951,775.00 COP
100,000 USD 315,903,550.00 COP
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United States Dollar

Colombian Peso

0.0003 USD 1 COP
0.0016 USD 5 COP
0.0032 USD 10 COP
0.0063 USD 20 COP
0.0159 USD 50 COP
0.0317 USD 100 COP
0.0793 USD 250 COP
0.1585 USD 500 COP
0.3170 USD 1,000 COP
0.6340 USD 2,000 COP
1.5850 USD 5,000 COP
3.1700 USD 10,000 COP
15.85 USD 50,000 COP
31.70 USD 100,000 COP
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United States Dollar to Colombian Peso (USD-COP) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/COP 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 20193157.0917Latest
15 Apr 20193122.94291 Week+1.09%
23 Mar 20193083.05001 Month+2.4%
24 Oct 20183123.61496 Months+1.07%
22 Apr 20182740.24021 Year+15.21%
22 Apr 20172843.30002 Years+11.04%
23 Apr 20141932.47005 Years+63.37%
24 Apr 20092290.179610 Years+37.85%

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

The USD/COP 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 / COP 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/COP 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 COP exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/COP 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 Colombian Peso

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 COP, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Colombian Peso 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.

Colombian Peso (COP) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Colombian Peso market updates.