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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 PKR interbank exchange rate = 141.6

Right now the USD/PKR interbank exchange rate is 141.6. 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 Pakistani Rupee to United States Dollar.

This USD/PKR Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Pakistani Rupee 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

Pakistani Rupee

1 USD 141.60 PKR
5 USD 708.00 PKR
10 USD 1,416.00 PKR
20 USD 2,832.00 PKR
50 USD 7,080.00 PKR
100 USD 14,160.00 PKR
250 USD 35,400.00 PKR
500 USD 70,800.00 PKR
1,000 USD 141,600.00 PKR
2,000 USD 283,200.00 PKR
5,000 USD 708,000.00 PKR
10,000 USD 1,416,000.00 PKR
50,000 USD 7,080,000.00 PKR
100,000 USD 14,160,000.00 PKR
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United States Dollar

Pakistani Rupee

0.0071 USD 1 PKR
0.0353 USD 5 PKR
0.0706 USD 10 PKR
0.1412 USD 20 PKR
0.3531 USD 50 PKR
0.7062 USD 100 PKR
1.7655 USD 250 PKR
3.5310 USD 500 PKR
7.0620 USD 1,000 PKR
14.12 USD 2,000 PKR
35.31 USD 5,000 PKR
70.62 USD 10,000 PKR
353.10 USD 50,000 PKR
706.20 USD 100,000 PKR
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United States Dollar to Pakistani Rupee (USD-PKR) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/PKR 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 2019141.6000Latest
13 Apr 2019142.13821 Week-0.38%
21 Mar 2019139.88751 Month+1.22%
22 Oct 2018132.94246 Months+6.51%
20 Apr 2018115.55001 Year+22.54%
20 Apr 2017105.14672 Years+34.67%
21 Apr 201497.41725 Years+45.35%
22 Apr 200980.609210 Years+75.66%

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

The USD/PKR 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 / PKR 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/PKR 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 PKR exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/PKR 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 Pakistani Rupee

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 PKR, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Pakistani Rupee 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.

Pakistani Rupee (PKR) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Pakistani Rupee market updates.