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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 RON interbank exchange rate = 4.2278

Right now the USD/RON interbank exchange rate is 4.2278. 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 Romanian Leu to United States Dollar.

This USD/RON Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Romanian Leu 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

Romanian Leu

1 USD 4.2278 RON
5 USD 21.14 RON
10 USD 42.28 RON
20 USD 84.56 RON
50 USD 211.39 RON
100 USD 422.78 RON
250 USD 1,056.95 RON
500 USD 2,113.90 RON
1,000 USD 4,227.80 RON
2,000 USD 8,455.60 RON
5,000 USD 21,139.00 RON
10,000 USD 42,278.00 RON
50,000 USD 211,390.00 RON
100,000 USD 422,780.00 RON
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United States Dollar

Romanian Leu

0.2365 USD 1 RON
1.1825 USD 5 RON
2.3650 USD 10 RON
4.7300 USD 20 RON
11.83 USD 50 RON
23.65 USD 100 RON
59.13 USD 250 RON
118.25 USD 500 RON
236.50 USD 1,000 RON
473.00 USD 2,000 RON
1,182.50 USD 5,000 RON
2,365.00 USD 10,000 RON
11,825.00 USD 50,000 RON
23,650.00 USD 100,000 RON
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United States Dollar to Romanian Leu (USD-RON) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/RON 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 20194.2292Latest
15 Apr 20194.20991 Week+0.46%
23 Mar 20194.20651 Month+0.54%
24 Oct 20184.08866 Months+3.44%
22 Apr 20183.79381 Year+11.48%
22 Apr 20174.23072 Years-0.04%
23 Apr 20143.23215 Years+30.85%
24 Apr 20093.198310 Years+32.23%

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

The USD/RON 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 / RON 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/RON 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 RON exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/RON 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 Romanian Leu

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 RON, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Romanian Leu 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.

Romanian Leu (RON) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Romanian Leu market updates.