• Calendar year ending 31 December 1998

    Foreign currency exchange rates for calendar year 1998 foreign currency equivalent to $1 Aust.
    Country Average rate for year ended 30 June 98 Average rate for year ended 31 Dec 98 Nearest actual exchange rate 30 Jun 98 Nearest actual exchange rate 31 Dec 98 Currency

    Austria

    8.66

    7.85

    7.8

    7.24

    Schilling

    Belgium

    25.44

    23.05

    22.91

    21.32

    Belgian franc

    Canada

    0.9693

    0.9372

    0.8989

    0.9519

    Canadian dollar

    China

    5.5662

    5.1328

    4.9627

    4.9787

    Yuan

    Denmark

    4.6909

    4.252

    4.2248

    3.9330

    Kroner

    Fiji

    1.1530

    1.2407

    1.2520

    1.2049

    Fijian dollar

    Finland

    3.7113

    303927

    3.3724

    3.1446

    Markka

    France

    4.1293

    3.7394

    3.7163

    3.4594

    French franc

    Germany

    1.2316

    1.1165

    1.1092

    1.0341

    Deutschemark

    Greece

    198.95

    187.30

    187.41

    174.52

    Drachma

    Hong Kong

    5.332

    4.9336

    4.769

    4.7944

    Hong Kong dollar

    India

    25.946

    25.8610

    25.884

    25.870

    Indian rupee

    Indonesia

    4485.29

    6705.09

    9643

    4914

    Rupiah

    Ireland

    0.4788

    0.4461

    0.4422

    0.4175

    Irish pound

    Italy

    1208

    1101

    1092

    1020

    Lira

    Japan

    86.42

    82.62

    86.6

    70.57

    Yen

    Kuwait

    0.2094

    0.1934

    0.1864

    0.1875

    Kuwait dinar

    Malaysia

    2.3937

    2.5618

    2.5648

    N/A

    Ringgit

    Malta

    0.2710

    0.2474

    0.2419

    0.2339

    Maltese lira

    Netherlands

    1.3899

    1.2606

    1.2524

    1.1668

    Florin

    New Cal/Tahiti

    74.72

    67.62

    67.21

    62.69

    South Pacific franc

    New Zealand

    1.1488

    1.1757

    1.2017

    1.1639

    New Zealand dollar

    Norway

    5.0845

    4.7826

    4.7028

    4.6987

    Kroner

    PNG

    1.1639

    1.306

    1.2987

    1.266

    Kina

    Philippines

    23.5

    25.554

    24.569

    22.739

    Philippine peso

    Portugal

    125.48

    114.27

    113.47

    105.90

    Escudo

    Singapore

    1.0914

    1.0560

    1.0463

    1.0183

    Singapore dollar

    Solomon Islands

    2.8607

    2.9982

    2.9102

    2.9764

    Si dollar

    South Africa

    3.3649

    3.5054

    3.5754

    3.6326

    Rand

    Spain

    104.14

    94.71

    94.11

    87.95

    Peseta

    Sri Lanka

    41.78

    40.75

    39.67

    41.64

    Sri Lankan rupee

    Sweden

    5.3681

    5.0385

    4.8864

    4.9959

    Kronor

    Switzerland

    1.0106

    0.9193

    0.9331

    0.8509

    Swiss franc

    Thailand

    27.17

    26.44

    26.15

    22.91

    Baht

    UK

    0.4161

    0.3815

    0.3666

    0.3701

    Pound sterling

    USA

    0.6825

    0.6301

    0.6089

    0.6123

    US dollar

    Vanuatu

    84.34

    81.62

    80.93

    80.78

    Vatu

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