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Tanzania Forex Update: Exchange Rates Week 41, 2020


On 12th of October, the BoT reported the mean exchange rates for the Tanzanian shilling (TZS) against major currencies: USD/TZS 2,297.6, GBP/TZS 2973, EUR/TZS 2,710, CNY/TZS 342.9, RWF/TZS 2.35, and KES/TZS 21.17.

During week 41 of 2020, from Monday 5th to Friday 9th of October, the pairs fluctuated as follows:

  • The US dollar remained steady at 2,297.6 against the Tanzanian shilling
  • The British pound depreciated by 0.09%, from 2972.4 to 2969.8
  • The Euro appreciated by 0.49%, from 2,690.5 to 2,703.6
  • The Chinese yuan remained steady at 338.34 against the Tanzanian Shilling
  • The Rwandan frank depreciated by 0.09% from 2.355 to 2.352
  • The Kenyan shilling remained steady at 21.17 against the Tanzanian Shilling

From the beginning of 2020, the pairs fluctuated as follows:

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  • The US dollar appreciated by 0.40%, from 2,288.6 to 2,297.6
  • The British pound depreciated by 1.62%, from 3,018.6 to 2,969.8
  • The Euro appreciated by 5.20%, from 2,570.1 to 2,703.6
  • The Chinese yuan appreciated by 2.92%, from 328.8 to 338.3
  • The Rwandan frank depreciated by 2.57%, from 2.41 to 2.35
  • The Kenyan shilling depreciated by 6.26%, from 22.58 to 21.17

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