February 28, 2014 , the Jamaican Dollar traded for an average selling rate of J$108.34.
The decline represents a 9% depreciation in the selling rate since the approval of the IMF Agreement on May 1, 2013, when the JMD dollar trading for an average J$99.33 to US$1.
The currency declined by 11% when compared with the closing selling rate J$97.11 in February 2013 and it had an even higher depreciation of 27% against the average closing rate for February 2012 J$87.06.
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- In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) – 14% Y-o-Y Depreciation of Monthly Average US$ Selling Rate – January
- Indicative rates for the last day of each month from January 2013 to December 2013
- The role and objectives of the Central Bank of Jamaica – DigJamaica Directories
- The Memorandum of Economic Financial Policies – IMF Agreement