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USD to LBP market mid-rate: 1521.1525

Right now the USD/LBP market rate is 1521.1525 and represents ideally how many Lebanese pound you can get for one U.S. dollar.

You can calculate equivalent currency amounts with this rate below. Then select the transaction type to compare the best exchange rates available.

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1 USD equals
1521.1525 LBP 1USD=0.000657 LBP
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U.S. dollar

Lebanese pound

1 USD 1,521.15 LBP
5 USD 7,605.76 LBP
10 USD 15,211.53 LBP
20 USD 30,423.05 LBP
50 USD 76,057.63 LBP
100 USD 152,115.25 LBP
250 USD 380,288.13 LBP
500 USD 760,576.25 LBP
1000 USD 1,521,152.50 LBP
2000 USD 3,042,305.00 LBP
5000 USD 7,605,762.50 LBP
10000 USD 15,211,525.00 LBP
50000 USD 76,057,625.00 LBP

U.S. dollar

Lebanese pound

0.0007 USD 1 LBP
0.0033 USD 5 LBP
0.0066 USD 10 LBP
0.0131 USD 20 LBP
0.0329 USD 50 LBP
0.0657 USD 100 LBP
0.1643 USD 250 LBP
0.3285 USD 500 LBP
0.6570 USD 1000 LBP
1.3140 USD 2000 LBP
3.2850 USD 5000 LBP
6.5700 USD 10000 LBP
32.85 USD 50000 LBP

U.S. dollar to Lebanese pound (USD-LBP) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/LBP 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.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
17 Jul 20181509.9500Latest
10 Jul 20181515.56011 Week-0.37%
17 Jun 20181515.90001 Month-0.39%
18 Jan 20181515.69976 Months-0.38%
17 Jul 20171505.18741 Year+0.32%
17 Jul 20161515.68332 Years-0.38%
18 Jul 20131510.69855 Years-0.05%
19 Jul 20081506.018510 Years+0.26%

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to LBP exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/LBP 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.

Transaction Costs - Margins and Fees for USD/LBP Transfers and Currency Exchange

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

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.

Our real-time comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

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

The USD/LBP 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 / LBP was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

When you look up the current U.S. dollar to Lebanese pound exchange rate on the web the figure you find quoted on sites like google or mentioned on TV is commonly referred to as the mid-market rate.

Getting a great USD to LBP mid-market rate is all about timing, so unless you are able to wait, watch and time the market this is largely beyond your control. This rate will go up and down with varying amounts of volatility depending on the currency pair.

This mid-market rate is really only a reference and is just the starting point for calculating the actual rate you will get for your transaction, luckily we can also use this same rate to determine how good a deal a rate that a provider offers you actually is.

You can use our USD to LBP currency converter to calculate equivalent amounts in each currency using the latest mid-market exchange rates. Then choose your transaction type for specific U.S. dollar cross rates and reviews of leading foreign exchange providers versus the Banks.

Currency News, Research and Forecasts for U.S. dollar and Lebanese pound

Whenever you are interested in an exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies due to the fact that the value of a currency must always be quoted in comparison to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs LBP, you should pay attention to both U.S. dollar and Lebanese pound news and forecasts.

U.S. dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

It was a fine run for the dollar during the six-week period ending May 25th – the day of this report. The Dollar Index never looked back after breaking from a pocket of congestion in the final week of April. The index ended this period achieving a six-month high of 94.3. The dollar benefited from higher US yields.

Against individual currencies, within this timeframe the dollar was impressive against the euro, which fell to buy only 1.165 dollars, from levels near 1.24; against the pound, which fell to buy 1.33 dollars, from 1.44; and against the New Zealand dollar, which fell to 0.69 from 0.738.

A warning on the dollar’s medium-term outlook was offered in May by Citibank. The bank argues that downward pressure on the dollar will resume because Washington’s planned fiscal spending will cause a further deterioration in the US’ twin deficits. The dollar might have 5 percent downside over 6-12 months and 10 percent downside in the long run, a Citi analyst said.

In the coming month, supporting the dollar against growth-sensitive currencies, which include CAD, AUD, NZD, SEK, NOK, SGD and most of the emerging market currencies, will be developments surrounding global trade. In May, trade tensions resurfaced after the US Commerce Department announced it would investigate automobile imports. In 2018, Washington had already announced tariffs on aluminium and steel imports, angering much of the rest of the world.

Lebanese pound (LBP) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Lebanese pound market updates.