Brazil: Exchange rate to USD

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Exchange rate, USD

 Latest value 5.1802
 Reference February 2023
 Measure Brazilian Reals per USD
 Source Google Finance

The currency chart for Brazil shows historical data for the Brazilian Reals per USD exchange rate. These are monthly averages and not end-of-month currency values. An increase means depreciation against the USD as one can exchange more Brazilian Reals per USD. Depreciation implies that goods from Brazil become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit Brazil.

The series for Brazil are available from January 2000 to February 2023. For that period, the average exchange rate for Brazil was 2.9167 Brazilian Reals per USD with a minimum of 1.563 Brazilian Reals per USD in July 2011 and a maximum of 5.6554 Brazilian Reals per USD in December 2021. The most recent available data point is 5.1802 Brazilian Reals per USD, a change of -0.15% from the previous data point of 5.1879 Brazilian Reals per USD and a change of -0.4% from a year ago when the level was 5.2008 Brazilian Reals per USD.

Currency values in Brazil and elsewhere have different driving forces over the short-run and the long-run. Countries may have fixed or floating exchange rate regimes or be part of monetary unions. They may experience currency crises. These and other issues are discussed in detail on our Exchange rate page.
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Measure: Brazilian Reals per USD
Source: Google Finance

Definition: The amount of local currency units that can be exchanged for one USD. An increase (decrease) means USD appreciation (depreciation).
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