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Release Date: January 2, 2019
Foreign Exchange Rates -- G.5A Annual

Effective on February 4, 2019, the Federal Reserve Board staff has made major changes to the methodology used to construct the trade-weighted dollar indexes in the H.10, G.5, and G.5A releases. These changes affect the calculation of index weights and country composition. The new dollar indexes go back to (and are indexed to) January 2006. For more information, see "Revisions to the Federal Reserve Dollar Indexes" and "Technical Q&As".

(Rates in currency units per U.S. dollar except as noted)

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE IN 2018 TOGETHER WITH COMPARABLE FIGURES FOR OTHER YEARS. AVERAGES ARE BASED ON DAILY NOON BUYING RATES FOR CABLE TRANSFERS IN NEW YORK CITY CERTIFIED FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES BY THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK.

COUNTRY CURRENCY 2018 2017 2016 2015
*AUSTRALIA DOLLAR 0.7481 0.7671 0.7445 0.7522
BRAZIL REAL 3.6513 3.1910 3.4839 3.3360
CANADA DOLLAR 1.2957 1.2984 1.3243 1.2791
CHINA,P.R. YUAN 6.6090 6.7569 6.6400 6.2827
DENMARK KRONE 6.3131 6.5957 6.7276 6.7263
*EMU MEMBERS EURO 1.1817 1.1301 1.1072 1.1096
HONG KONG DOLLAR 7.8376 7.7926 7.7620 7.7524
INDIA RUPEE 68.37 65.07 67.16 64.11
JAPAN YEN 110.40 112.10 108.66 121.05
MALAYSIA RINGGIT 4.0307 4.2982 4.1372 3.9041
MEXICO PESO 19.218 18.884 18.667 15.873
*NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR 0.6929 0.7111 0.6976 0.7001
NORWAY KRONE 8.1318 8.2679 8.3936 8.0681
SINGAPORE DOLLAR 1.3486 1.3802 1.3800 1.3746
SOUTH AFRICA RAND 13.2255 13.2943 14.6821 12.7645
SOUTH KOREA WON 1099.29 1129.04 1159.34 1130.96
SRI LANKA RUPEE 162.253 152.435 145.735 135.869
SWEDEN KRONA 8.6945 8.5430 8.5541 8.4350
SWITZERLAND FRANC 0.9784 0.9842 0.9848 0.9628
TAIWAN DOLLAR 30.129 30.402 32.226 31.744
THAILAND BAHT 32.303 33.913 35.264 34.241
*UNITED KINGDOM POUND 1.3363 1.2890 1.3555 1.5284
VENEZUELA BOLIVAR 4389208 9.97 9.28 6.28
Memo:
UNITED STATES DOLLAR  
1) BROAD JAN97=100 122.91 122.10 122.45 117.04
2) MAJOR CURRENCY MAR73=100 88.99 91.08 91.51 90.98
3) OITP JAN97=100 159.87 155.25 155.37 144.29

This release is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g5a.
For more information on exchange rate indexes for the U.S. dollar, see "Indexes of the Foreign Exchange Value of the Dollar," Federal Reserve Bulletin, 91:1 (Winter 200,5), pp. 1-8 (http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin2005/winter05_index.pdf). Weights for the major currencies index and the other important trading partners (OITP) index are derived from the broad index weights. The source for exchange rates not listed in the table above but used in the calculation of the broad and OITP indexes is Bloomberg.
* U.S. dollars per currency unit.
1) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against the currencies of a broad group of major U.S. trading partners.
2) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a subset of the broad index currencies that circulate widely outside the country of issue.
3) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a subset of the broad index currencies that do not circulate widely outside the country of issue.
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The euro is reported in place of the individual euro-area curriencies. These currency rates can be derived from the euro rate by using the fixed conversion rates (in currencies per euro) given below:

1 EURO

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