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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 KZT interbank exchange rate = 379.9173

Right now the USD/KZT interbank exchange rate is 379.9173. 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 Kazakhstani Tenge to United States Dollar.

This USD/KZT Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Kazakhstani Tenge 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

Kazakhstani Tenge

1 USD 379.92 KZT
5 USD 1,899.59 KZT
10 USD 3,799.17 KZT
20 USD 7,598.35 KZT
50 USD 18,995.87 KZT
100 USD 37,991.73 KZT
250 USD 94,979.33 KZT
500 USD 189,958.65 KZT
1,000 USD 379,917.30 KZT
2,000 USD 759,834.60 KZT
5,000 USD 1,899,586.50 KZT
10,000 USD 3,799,173.00 KZT
50,000 USD 18,995,865.00 KZT
100,000 USD 37,991,730.00 KZT
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United States Dollar

Kazakhstani Tenge

0.0026 USD 1 KZT
0.0132 USD 5 KZT
0.0263 USD 10 KZT
0.0526 USD 20 KZT
0.1316 USD 50 KZT
0.2632 USD 100 KZT
0.6580 USD 250 KZT
1.3160 USD 500 KZT
2.6320 USD 1,000 KZT
5.2640 USD 2,000 KZT
13.16 USD 5,000 KZT
26.32 USD 10,000 KZT
131.60 USD 50,000 KZT
263.20 USD 100,000 KZT
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United States Dollar to Kazakhstani Tenge (USD-KZT) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/KZT 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 Apr 2019379.9173Latest
13 Apr 2019380.71361 Week-0.21%
21 Mar 2019378.47701 Month+0.38%
22 Oct 2018364.60976 Months+4.2%
20 Apr 2018326.44001 Year+16.38%
20 Apr 2017313.64872 Years+21.13%
21 Apr 2014182.39105 Years+108.3%
22 Apr 2009150.791610 Years+151.95%

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

The USD/KZT 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 / KZT 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/KZT 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 KZT exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/KZT 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 Kazakhstani Tenge

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 KZT, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Kazakhstani Tenge 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.

Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Kazakhstani Tenge market updates.