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kyat

 (chät)
n.
See Table at currency.

[Burmese caʔ.]

kyat

(kɪˈɑːt)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Myanmar, divided into 100 pyas
[from Burmese]

kyat

(kyɑt, kiˈɑt)

n.
the basic monetary unit of Burma.
[1950–55; < Burmese cyat (written kyap)]
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Noun1.kyat - the basic unit of money in Myanmar
Myanmar monetary unit - monetary unit in the Union of Burma
pya - 100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar
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The bank made the call in order to stabilise the kyat and reduce dependence on the US dollar.
Plots of twelve by eighteen metres cost them 50,000 kyats (US$45).
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While individual students could not afford to own cameras themselves, it was possible to pay a few kyat for a single photograph from a roll of film, which the photographer would develop and print in a short space of time.
For Win Myo and his wife the tab to regain citizenship in their homeland would be nearly 30 million kyat (about $31,000), according to the rule.
The opening of Myanmar's economy along with its floating currency and growing demand for imports has led to a worsening trade deficit and significant weakening of the Myanmar kyat (MMK) against the dollar.
Furthermore, the government demonetised the 100 and 50 kyat (6) banknotes without compensation in May 1964.
In an initial move, on 2 April 2012, Myanmar's central bank moved from a fixed exchange rate policy to a managed float, setting a reference rate of 818 kyat to the US dollar.
The junta was notorious for weird and disastrous economic policies: In the 1980s under former dictator Ne Win, for instance, new money was printed with odd denominations such as 45 kyat and 90 kyat notes, reflecting the general's numerological preferences.
The Myanmar subsidiary is expected to have registered capital of 500,000 kyat, in line with the regulation of the Myanmar Investment Committee.