• Calendar year ending 31 December 1997

    Foreign currency exchange rates for calendar year 1997 foreign currency equivalent to $1 Aust.
    Country Average rate for year ended 30 Jun 97 Average rate for year ended 31 Dec 97 Nearest actual exchange rate 30 Jun 97 Nearest actual exchange rate 31 Dec 97 Currency

    Austria

    8.84

    9.12

    9.18

    8.27

    Schilling

    Belgium

    25.93

    26.78

    26.96

    24.29

    Belgian franc

    Canada

    1.0732

    1.0338

    1.0325

    0.9389

    Canadian dollar

    China

    6.3966

    6.0726

    6.0821

    5.3243

    Yuan

    Denmark

    4.8101

    4.9391

    4.9699

    4.4784

    Kroner

    Fiji

    1.1046

    1.0801

    1.0638

    1.0158

    Fijian dollar

    Finland

    3.7724

    3.8806

    3.8926

    3.5604

    Markka

    France

    4.2445

    4.3602

    4.3936

    3.9307

    French franc

    Germany

    1.2566

    1.2966

    1.3050

    1.1757

    Deutschemark

    Greece

    197.99

    203.89

    205.97

    185.43

    Drachma

    Hong Kong

    6.0867

    5.7974

    5.8050

    5.1150

    Hong Kong dollar

    India

    27.948

    26.898

    26.750

    25.463

    Indian rupee

    Indonesia

    1875.63

    2131.82

    1833.00

    3602.00

    Rupiah

    Ireland

    0.4942

    0.4932

    0.4968

    0.4578

    Irish pound

    Italy

    1250

    1272

    1273

    1154

    Lira

    Japan

    90.65

    90.20

    85.71

    85.27

    Yen

    Kuwait

    0.2395

    0.2279

    0.2281

    0.1999

    Kuwait dinar

    Malaysia

    1.9689

    2.0898

    1.8923

    2.5528

    Ringgit

    Malta

    0.2913

    0.2895

    0.2900

    0.2585

    Maltese lira

    Netherlands

    1.4136

    1.4616

    1.4712

    1.3273

    Florin

    New Cal/Tahiti

    76.76

    78.89

    79.35

    71.08

    South Pacific franc

    New Zealand

    1.1246

    1.1237

    1.0978

    1.1222

    New Zealand dollar

    Norway

    5.2260

    5.2925

    5.4832

    4.8025

    Kroner

    Pakistan

    30.20

    N/A

    30.08

    N/A

    Pakistani rupee

    PNG

    1.0631

    1.0759

    1.0514

    1.1455

    Kina

    Philippines

    19.777

    20.939

    18.886

    25.074

    Philippine peso

    Portugal

    126.93

    130.87

    131.71

    120.14

    Escudo

    Singapore

    1.1139

    1.1063

    1.0703

    1.0993

    Singapore dollar

    Solomon Islands

    N/A

    2.7396

    N/A

    3.0546

    Si dollar

    South Africa

    3.5787

    3.464

    3.4096

    3.2141

    Rand

    Spain

    105.88

    109.36

    110.18

    99.47

    Peseta

    Sri Lanka

    44.64

    43.85

    43.68

    40.36

    Sri Lankan rupee

    Sweden

    5.5694

    5.7094

    5.7978

    5.1816

    Kronor

    Switzerland

    1.0572

    1.0852

    1.0916

    0.9552

    Swiss franc

    Thailand

    20.10

    22.93

    18.22

    30.55

    Baht

    UK

    0.4866

    0.4556

    0.4494

    0.3958

    Pound sterling

    USA

    0.7823

    0.7441

    0.7451

    0.6529

    US dollar

    Vanuatu

    88.95

    87.33

    86.60

    82.1

    Vatu

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