Exchange rate: price of the dollar this Saturday, January 16, 2020

The price of the dollar in Peru today stands at 3,620 soles, according to information from the Central Reserve Bank (BCR). In addition, in the parallel market (exchangers), the price of the dollar is placed at 3,610 soles for the purchase and 3,630 for the sale.

This Saturday, January 16, the price of exchange rate yesterday January 15 remained in the midst of the health crisis due to the Coronavirus and the economic reactivation in the country.

Bank exchange rate

The price of the dollar in Peru stands at 3,622 soles for purchase and 3,631 soles for sale, at the windows of the country’s main banks.

Parallel exchange rate

He exchange rate of the dollar today in the informal market of Lima it operates at 3,610 soles for purchase and 3,630 soles for sale.

Dollar in Ocoña

He dollar in Ocoña it is listed as the currency with the lowest price in downtown Lima. To be able to access the change you just have to go to Jiron Ocoña.

How to convert from dollars to soles?

In order to convert from dollars to soles, we present a table with figures from 1 dollar to 5000 dollars.

Dollars (USD) to Soles (PEN)
5 Dollars = 18 Soles
10 Dollars = 35.99 Soles
50 Dollars = 179.95 Soles
100 Dollars = 359.90 Soles
500 Dollars = 1,799.50 Soles
1,000 Dollars = 3,599 Soles
5,000 Dollars = 17.995 Soles

How to convert soles to dollars?

Here is a table to convert soles to dollars from 1 soles to 5000 soles.

Soles (PEN) to Dollars (USD)
1 Soles = 0.28 Dollars
10 Soles = 2.78 Dollars
50 Soles = 13.89 Dollars
100 Soles = 27.79 Dollars
500 Soles = 138.93 Dollars
1,000 Soles = 277.85 Dollars
5,000 Soles = 1,389.27 Dollars

How to know if a dollar is fake?

Relief printing

– This technique consists of moving your finger up and down Benjamin Franklin’s shoulder, the left side of the bill should feel rough when touched.


Every dollar has a faint image of Benjamin Franklin printed in the right space of the portrait that is visible when the bill is held against the light. The figure should be visible on both sides of the printed paper.

3D Security Tape

– Another way to see if a dollar bill is false is by the vertical blue strip located on the right side of the Benjamin Franklin image, it must be woven and not printed, you will be able to tell when you move the bill, in addition to the bells printed on the stripe becomes 100 numbers and vice versa.

Bell and inkwell

– You will also be able to see if it is true or false by the bell printed on the inkwell, which represents the wells used to sign the declaration of North American independence, this should change from copper to green when you move or tilt the bill.

What has been the variation of the dollar this week?

Below you can see the trend of the dollar in Peru during this week.

Variation of the dollar until today, Friday, January 15, 2021.

Dollar close, Friday, January 15, 2021

Close of the dollar until Thursday, January 14, 2021. Photo: BCRP

Last News

Hit by the pandemic and by the closure of companies, employment in Metropolitan Lima in 2020 decreased by 23.1%, that means that 1 million 134,500 people lost their jobs last year, compared to 2019, as well announced the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) in the technical report Labor Market Situation in Metropolitan Lima, prepared with the results of the Permanent Employment Survey (EPE).

Where the impact on the labor market was most felt was adequate employment, as it fell by 36.8% (1,168,300 people), while the underemployed population increased by 2% (33,900 people). Regarding economic activity, all sectors had negative figures, the most drastic hit was suffered by the Construction branch, where adequate employment decreased by 424% (126,800 people), followed by Manufacturing, which fell by 37.4% (165,400), Services at 35.6% (675,400) and Commerce at 36.2% (174,700).


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