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USD to SBD mid-rate = 8.1079

Right now the USD/SBD market mid-rate is 8.1079 and represents ideally how many Solomon Islands Dollar you can get for one United States Dollar.

You can calculate equivalent United States Dollar to Solomon Islands Dollar currency amounts (at mid-rate) below.

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1 United States Dollar equals
8.1079 Solomon Islands Dollar

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United States Dollar

Solomon Islands Dollar

1 USD 8.1079 SBD
5 USD 40.54 SBD
10 USD 81.08 SBD
20 USD 162.16 SBD
50 USD 405.40 SBD
100 USD 810.79 SBD
250 USD 2,026.98 SBD
500 USD 4,053.95 SBD
1,000 USD 8,107.90 SBD
2,000 USD 16,215.80 SBD
5,000 USD 40,539.50 SBD
10,000 USD 81,079.00 SBD
50,000 USD 405,395.00 SBD
100,000 USD 810,790.00 SBD
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United States Dollar

Solomon Islands Dollar

0.1233 USD 1 SBD
0.6165 USD 5 SBD
1.2330 USD 10 SBD
2.4660 USD 20 SBD
6.1650 USD 50 SBD
12.33 USD 100 SBD
30.83 USD 250 SBD
61.65 USD 500 SBD
123.30 USD 1,000 SBD
246.60 USD 2,000 SBD
616.50 USD 5,000 SBD
1,233.00 USD 10,000 SBD
6,165.00 USD 50,000 SBD
12,330.00 USD 100,000 SBD
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United States Dollar to Solomon Islands Dollar (USD-SBD) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/SBD 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
16 Dec 20188.0904Latest
09 Dec 20187.94531 Week+1.83%
16 Nov 20188.00461 Month+1.07%
19 Jun 20187.92576 Months+2.08%
16 Dec 20177.76961 Year+4.13%
16 Dec 20167.83842 Years+3.21%
17 Dec 20137.18535 Years+12.6%
18 Dec 20087.548310 Years+7.18%

Best Rates for USD/SBD Transfers and Travel Money

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

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

The USD/SBD 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 / SBD 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/SBD 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 SBD exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/SBD 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 Solomon Islands Dollar

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 SBD, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Solomon Islands Dollar news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

14-December-18: Against a basket of currencies, the US dollar struck an 18-month high in mid-December after negative political and economic developments weighed on rest-of-the-world currencies. At the time of writing, the dollar was showing trade-weighted appreciation of 6 percent for 2018 and was on course to gain in 10 of the year’s 12 months.

The dollar had strengthened to levels near $1.13 against the euro, which suffered due to disappointing eurozone economic data and Brexit-related uncertainties.

Brexit allowed the dollar to gain handsomely against the pound in 2018. On December-11, GBP/USD traded below 1.25 for the first time since early 2017.

The economic slowdown in China has also helped the dollar by creating safe haven flows into the US. The dollar has yet to reach the magic 7-yuan level but remains close to it, at levels near 6.9.

For 2019, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley are both bearish the greenback. The banks remain skeptical over future Fed interest rate hikes and point to a possible US economic downturn in the second half of the year.

Scotiabank is forecasting EUR/USD at $1.30 by 2019 year-end, indicating a potential 13 percent decline in the dollar’s buying power.

Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Solomon Islands Dollar market updates.


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