Yemen: Exchange rate to USD

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 Yemen

Exchange rate, USD

 Latest value 1239
 Reference January 2023
 Measure Yemeni Rials per USD
 Source Google Finance

The currency chart for Yemen shows historical data for the Yemeni Rials 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 Yemeni Rials per USD. Depreciation implies that goods from Yemen become cheaper to export and it becomes cheaper for foreigners to visit Yemen.

The series for Yemen are available from September 2004 to January 2023. For that period, the average exchange rate for Yemen was 272.3268 Yemeni Rials per USD with a minimum of 181.0034 Yemeni Rials per USD in December 2005 and a maximum of 1239 Yemeni Rials per USD in May 2022. The most recent available data point is 1239 Yemeni Rials per USD, a change of 0% from the previous data point of 1239 Yemeni Rials per USD and a change of 395.14% from a year ago when the level was 250.2332 Yemeni Rials per USD.

Currency values in Yemen 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: Yemeni Rials 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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