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Changes in Currency of Belarus Starting from 1st of July 2016

On 1st of July 2016 changes in currency in Belarus will be performed.

These changes are correlated with denomination which was planned on this day as per Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus No.450 dated November 4, 2015.

After 1st of July 2016 Belarus currency abbreviation will be changed from BYR to BYN.

All BYR amounts on this day will be converted with exchange rate 1 BYN to 10 000 BYR.

Currency name will not be changed - Belarusian ruble.

New banknotes and coins (rubles and kopecks) of 2009 Series will be used for cash operations since 01.07.2016.

Old banknotes of 2000 Series will be used for cash operations until 31.12.2016. After this day exchange of banknotes of 2000 Series will be performed by banks.

 

See Press Release of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus:

http://www.nbrb.by/Press/?nId=124&l=en

Information in Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belarusian_ruble