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Philippines Currency is known as Philippine Peso. It is also called PHP or Peso. The peso is regularly represented by the sign "â‚±". It is divided into 100 cÃ©ntimos. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is the name of Central Bank of Philippines. Currently, the inflation rate is 2.8 as per June 2017 records.
A person may bring Peso in or out of the Philippines or by online transfer Philippine pesos up to the amount not exceeding PHP10, 000 without previous authorization from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). For amounts above PKP10, 000, prior BSP approval is compulsory.
Any person bringing in or going out of the Philippines with the amount of US$10,000 or more or its equivalent in other currencies is required to declare the currency in writing exhausting the Foreign Currency and Forex-Denominated Bearer Monetary Instruments Declaration Form. The form is offered at the Bureau of Customs desk on arrival or departure points at International airports and harbours. It may also be downloaded from the BSP website under heading Annex K of the Manual of Regulations on Foreign Exchange Transactions.
1 Philippine Peso equals 0.015 British Pound (GBP). The peso is down by 1.3% this year, while the Korean won is heading the race of Asian currencies which has risen by 4.5%.
The Forex currencies are swayed by many macro-economic circumstances which are definite to each country, as well as the world's financial state. Economic pointers such as GDP growth, imports and exports, or social factors like unemployment rate, real estate market) and the central bank's policy is the influences and controls the worth of any currency on the Forex market. However, there are six main currencies with their own identities in global markets - US dollar (USD), euro (EUR), Japanese yen (JPY), British pound (GBP), Swiss franc (CHF) and The Canadian dollar (CAD).
The US dollar is currently the most transacted currency in the Forex market. It denotes about 86% of all Forex market dealings. It is also used as a comparison tool to assess the value of other currencies or commodities.
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Frequently used coins include denominations of ₱1, ₱5 and ₱10, whilst 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢ coins are not used. Banknotes area available in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200, 50 and 1000 pesos, though the 200 peso notes is not often used.
The term ‘peso’ was replaced in the Philippines in 1967, when the Philippine language was officially accepted.
The Philippine peso differs from other peso currencies, in that it has its own symbol, – denominated currencies, in that it has its own symbol, rather than using the $ sign, prefixed by a letter denoting the country name as most do. The word ‘piso’ has overridden the word ‘peso’ on banknotes since 1967, when the Philippine language was officially adopted.
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