hard currency


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Noun1.hard currency - a currency that is not likely to depreciate suddenly in value; "the countries agreed to conduct their bilateral trade in hard currency, replacing previous barter arrangements"; "Germany once had a solid economy, good fiscal and monetary policies, and a hard currency"
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
2.hard currency - money in the form of bills or coinshard currency - money in the form of bills or coins; "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"
currency - the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used
change - money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency; "he got change for a twenty and used it to pay the taxi driver"
change - the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due; "I paid with a twenty and pocketed the change"
chickenfeed, chump change, small change - a trifling sum of money
pin money, pocket money, spending money - cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
cold cash, ready cash, ready money - money in the form of cash that is readily available; "his wife was always a good source of ready cash"; "he paid cold cash for the TV set"
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He said the offer provides to support the dollar-hungry Bank of Sudan with seven billion to relieve the acute shortage of hard currency in the east African country.
They said that with Bitcoin continuing to rise, the cash-strapped regime is highly expected to step up its efforts to hack exchanges of digital currencies in a desperate bid to evade sanctions and eventually earn hard currency.
The minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mohamed Osman Rikkabi, told a press briefing following the meeting that was held at the republican palace and which was devoted to measures and measures to streamline the unruly hard currency exchange, that a number of other decisions have been taken and policies on the long and short run adopted including halting purchase by any pubic company for hard currency, and that the central bank of the Sudan would regulate any future demands.
Emerging Markets Hard Currency Debt: a dollar denominated debt, non-benchmark focused, and diversified strategy across sovereign emerging markets globally.
The African Development Bank will help Nigeria to overcome its recession,but Nigeria should increase taxes and lift hard currency curbs to ease the dollar shortages choking the economy, its President said.
Summary: Could economic pressure and a dearth of hard currency tip Egypt over the edge?
Al-Gabaly added that exports, as an economic sector, is considered the most important source for providing hard currency in Egyptian market, thus it deserves a suitable support.
Islamabad, Safar 29, 1437, December 11, 2015, SPA -- Pakistan's reserves of hard currency have risen to $ 20.
Updahyay joins HSBC's emerging markets debt portfolio management team to focus primarily on hard currency sovereign portfolios, along with hard and local currency benchmark portfolios.
Allaq said during a press conference held by the central bank today, "A lot of hard currency fled to supporting terrorism and corruption countries, stressing that the central bank has taken new measures.
Toyota said it would soon halt production at its only assembly plant in Venezuela because the world's largest automaker lacks hard currency to import parts due to government controls, reports AAP (Feb.
on countries that lack buffers such as hard currency reserves or policy