Japan: USD exchange rate

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USD Exchange rate

 Latest value 149.7975
 Reference March 2024
 Measure Japanese Yens per USD
 Data availability January 2000 - March 2024
 Average 109.6026
 Min - Max 76.6914 - 149.8622
 Source Google Finance
The currency chart for Japan shows historical data for the Japanese Yens 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 Japanese Yens per USD. Depreciation implies that goods from Japan become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit Japan.

The series for Japan are available from January 2000 to March 2024. For that period, the average exchange rate for Japan was 109.6026 Japanese Yens per USD with a minimum of 76.6914 Japanese Yens per USD in October 2011 and a maximum of 149.8622 Japanese Yens per USD in November 2023. The most recent available data point is 149.7975 Japanese Yens per USD, a change of 0.11% from the previous data point of 149.6302 Japanese Yens per USD and a change of 12.16% from a year ago when the level was 133.5516 Japanese Yens per USD.

Currency values in Japan 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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Recent values chart
Japan - USD exchange rate - recent values

Historical chart
Japan - USD exchange rate - historical chart - 2000-2024
Measure: Japanese Yens per USD
Source: Google Finance

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Definition: The amount of local currency units that can be exchanged for one USD. An increase (decrease) means USD appreciation (depreciation). The values are monthly averages of the daily exchange rates provided by Google Finance.

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