The Barbados dollar replaced the East Caribbean dollar at
par in 1973. Since July 5, 1975, the Barbados dollar has been pegged
to the US dollar at US$1 = Bds$2.
The Barbados dollar, often denoted by BBD or Bds$, is the national
unit of currency of Barbados. The dollar is divided into 100 cents and
has had a fixed rate of exchange with the United States Dollar since
The Barbados Dollar is fixed to the U.S Dollar and does not fluctuate.
Its rate to other currencies fluctuates daily based on their
fluctuations relative to the U.S. Dollar.
Barbados dollar - the basic unit of money in Barbadosdollar - the
basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
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Barbados Dollar (BBD) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion Calculator
Enter the amount to be converted in the box to the left of the
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Barbados dollar (currency code BBD) has been the currency of Barbados
since 1972. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or
alternatively Bds$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated
currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.
The Barbados dollar is made up of 100 cents, and is often
presented with the dollar sign as Bds$ to allow it to be distinguished
from other currencies denominated in dollars, such as the U.S. dollar
Barbados Dollar exchange rates against currencies in North and South
America for June 10
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North and South America
Asia and Pacific
Middle East and Central Asia
currency symbol for the Barbados dollar is BBD.
All items sold on the island are in Barbados dollars however US
currency is widely accepted.
You can very easily pay for something with US dollars and receive
change in Barbadian dollars.
Barbados Dollar is ...
... part of the Currencies subject.
The Barbados dollar is actually pegged to the USA dollar at a fixed
rate of $1.98 BDS to $1.00 U.S, as you can see it is fairly easy to
keep track of what you are spending whichever dollars you are using.
Strong, stable and secure, the Barbados dollar has been pegged to the US dollar at 1.98 to 1 since 1975.
A British colony, Barbados was strongly influenced by British coinage and monetary policy. Nevertheless, Spanish and Mexican currency were widely circulated in former times.
* Barbados Dollar United Arab Emirates Dirham (BBD in AED)
* Barbados Dollar Australian Dollar (BBD in AUD)
* Barbados Dollar Canadian Dollar (BBD in CAD)
* Barbados Dollar Swiss Franc (BBD in CHF)