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  Saudi Aramco World : The Riyal: A Miracle In Money   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The riyal was, literally, as good as gold and a rickety economy that had endured with little change for 2,000 years had been transformed into a modern financial structure as sound as any in the world.
The object of establishing a dual foreign exchange rate for the riyal was to bring the free market rate and the official rate for the riyal together gradually with minimal losses for businessmen who had made investments at the time when the value of the riyal had fallen to a low level.
Riyals are issued in the form of monetary agency notes valued at 1, 5, 10, 50 and 100 riyals.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/196901/the.riyal-a.miracle.in.money.htm   (5130 words)

  
 Saudi riyal -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Saudi riyal (currency code SAR) is the official currency of (An absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy) Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) issues banknotes in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 riyals and coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 hallalahs.
While the riyal is pegged to the dollar, the (additional info and facts about Bahraini Dinar) Bahraini Dinar is pegged in turn to the riyal.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/saudi_riyal.htm   (131 words)

  
 MENAFN - Middle East North Africa . Financial Network News: DOHA: For the Qatari riyal (QR), 2003 was a bad year as it ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DOHA: For the Qatari riyal (QR), 2003 was a bad year as it took an unprecedented beating against major world currencies due to a tumbling dollar to which...
DOHA: For the Qatari riyal (QR), 2003 was a bad year as it took an unprecedented beating against major world currencies due to a tumbling dollar to which it is officially pegged.
The only currency the riyal lost to in 2000 was the Japanese yen with the drop being 5.7 per cent, down from 14.9 per cent in 1999.
www.menafn.com /qn_news_story_s.asp?StoryId=55231   (424 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Qatari riyal
riyal (currency code QAR) is the official currency of The State of Qatar (قطر) is an emirate in the Middle East.
Situated on a small peninsula off the larger Arabian Peninsula, it borders Saudi Arabia to the south and is otherwise surrounded by the Persian Gulf.
The riyal has been fixed against the The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Qatari-riyal   (3133 words)

  
 Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
Its first experience with this type of currencies was the issuance of pilgrim receipts which were issued at first in the denomination of 10 riyals only.
During the period 1372-1375H, these receipts were issued in the denominations of 10, 5 and 1 riyal.
the current fourth issue which was placed in circulation on 1-4-1403 included the new 500 riyals bank-note to meet the expanding volume of transactions.
www.sama-ksa.org /en/museum/issues   (172 words)

  
 Saudi riyal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Saudi riyal (currency code SAR) is the official currency of Saudi Arabia.
The riyal has been fixed against the U.S. dollar at about 3.75 to 1 for many years.
One riyal equals 0.2267 dollars, a dollar equals 3.7502 riyals.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/s/sa/saudi_riyal.html   (95 words)

  
 Calculator for Qatar Riyal (QAR) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion
Enter the amount to be converted in the box to the left of the currency and press the "convert" button.
The Qatar Riyal is also known as the Qatar Rial.
The Qatar Riyal is divided into 100 dirhams.
coinmill.com /QAR_calculator.html   (319 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The unit of currency is the Saudi Riyal (SR) which is divided into 100 halalahs.
Notes are issued in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 riyals.
The riyal is quoted in US dollars but is based on Special Drawing Rights (SDR).
www.arab.net /saudi/sa_currency.htm   (182 words)

  
 Riyal International Est
The company is committed to being instrumental in helping to build a global community with a higher standard of living by finding and pursuing a path to sustainable international development, consistent with a more equal sharing of the world’s resources and by supporting institutions that allow communities to function together within a single global framework.
Riyal International is the registered Vendor/Supplier to Saudi Aramco, SABIC and SCECO to supply with variety of materials required by them.
Riyal International has joined hands with the industry leaders to bring quality products that exceed your expectations.
www.riyalint.com /services.htm   (233 words)

  
 Our View Point - Issue 18 - Yemen Times
The continued deterioration of the Riyal exchange rate is bringing havoc to an already fragile investment market and a difficult economic situation.
Many investors and entrepreneurs have expressed alarm at the fall of the riyal and are having second thoughts about putting their money into Riyal investments.
Another fall-out from a falling Riyal exchange rate is that savings are now moved from Yemeni Riyal denominations to Dollar accounts.
www.yementimes.com /99/iss18/view.htm   (353 words)

  
 Calculator for Saudi Arabian Riyal (SAR) Currency Exchange Rate Conversion
The Saudi Arabian Riyal is the currency in Saudi Arabia (SA, SAU).
The Saudi Arabian Riyal is also known as the Saudi Arabian Rial.
The Saudi Arabian Riyal is divided into 100 halalat.
coinmill.com /SAR_calculator.html   (328 words)

  
 Riyal Stable Despite Decline of the Dollar, Says SAMA Chief
JEDDAH, 19 November 2004 — The Saudi riyal, which has been pegged to the US dollar, is stable despite the continued decline of the American currency, the governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Hamad Al-Sayyari, has said.
The stability of the riyal against the dollar as well as the recent economic reforms, the improvement in balance of payment have increased the confidence of Saudi and foreign investors and the business sector in the riyal.
Meanwhile, the euro weakened slightly against the dollar in London yesterday after soaring to a record earlier in the day as traders positioned themselves ahead of a weekend meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers in Berlin.
www.arabnews.com /?page=1§ion=0&article=54690&d=19&m=11&y=2004   (600 words)

  
 PPP condemns Riyal's cowardly act.... gashan ..  ppp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We regard such cowardly act as an unmistakable gross violation of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Puntland State of Somalia which shall not be permitted to pass unchallenged.
We, herein convey our deepest condolences in their bereavement to the relatives of the brave men and women including those of the State police and dervishes who lost their lives in the line of fire whilst defending the sovereignty and territories of the Puntland State of Somalia.
And finally, we wish to extend our warmest greetings to the citizens of the Puntland State of Somalia for their patriotic response against the enemy of the State, and their continuous support for the leadership in addressing these difficult matters.
www.somaliawatch.org /archivedec02/021212202.htm   (595 words)

  
 Pilot Guides.com: Arab Gulf States: Background and Travel Essentials
The currency of Saudi Arabia is Riyal, which is divided into 100 halalas.
It is a hard currency and there are no restrictions in taking either riyals or foreign currency into the country.
The currency of Qatar is Qatari Riyal which is divided into 100 dirhams commonly kwon as halalas.
www.pilotguides.com /destination_guide/middle_east_and_north_africa/arab_gulf_states/background.php   (1881 words)

  
 Qatari Riyal - QAR real-time currency
In June 1966, the Saudi Riyal (SAR) replaced the Gulf Rupee as the medium of exchange.
The Qatar and Dubai Currency Board introduced the Qatar-Dubai Riyal (XQDR) at par with the Saudi Riyal in September 1966.
The Qatar-Dubai Riyal remained the medium of exchange while Qatar was part of the Federation of Arab Emirates.
www.ameinfo.com /financial_markets/Qatar/Currency   (313 words)

  
 Riyal's visit to london..Shirwa Jama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Opinions expressed in this column are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of SW Infantile happiness—The tale of Riyale’s visit to London.
Even worse the SL supporters give credence to this as some sort of gleaming historical significance; it ties them with the old masters said one while back while we enjoying-ly speculated about the arrival of Mr Riyale in London.
Wrapping up, the trip most SL supporters expected them to deliver that ships of honey are docked empty where the rust eats away in that threadbare place they all sipping what had left of fizzing drinks.
www.somaliawatch.org /archivemar03/040321201.htm   (826 words)

  
 Guardian International Currency Saudi Arabia Riyal
The currency of Saudi Arabia is called the Riyal (pl. Riyals).
Riyal banknotes are issued in the following denominations: 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 Riyals.
Local currency import and export is limited to 100,000 Riyals.
www.guardianfx.com /information/mideast/saudi.html   (84 words)

  
 Saudi riyal, Saudi Arabia currency guide and exchange rates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Saudi Arabia officially uses the riyal as the local currency.
The Saudi Arabian riyal is fixed at a rate of 3.75 against the US currency.
On June 22nd 2005 the Saudi riyal was valued at around 6.62 against Sterling.
www.investica.co.uk /sauditourist.htm   (209 words)

  
 Saudi riyal - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The riyal has been fixed against the U.S. dollar at about 3.75 to 1 since 1986.
While the riyal is pegged to the dollar, the Bahraini Dinar is pegged in turn to the riyal.
This page was last modified 11:57, 14 May 2005.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Saudi_Riyal   (167 words)

  
 Foundation for Teaching Economics | Foreign Currencies and Foreign Exchange
To help clarify, ask what a riyal was worth on the third sale of round one.
This is not correct because they could not exchange riyals for mints.
Ask students how the value of riyals to bucks was determined in round one.
www.fte.org /teachers/lessons/efl/fri/eflfri1.htm   (1590 words)

  
 Interview of the Week
Q: You said the Riyal exchange rate has stabilized, which is, by and large, true.
There was, as a result, a flight from riyal reserves to hoarding of foreign currencies.
The real yield of a Yemeni riyal deposit is much higher than a similar deposit in US dollars, Saudi riyals, UAE dirhams, DM, FFR, and Japanese yen.
www.yementimes.com /97/iss45/intrview.htm   (1459 words)

  
 What's New
Downloads can be made at the fastest speed that your connection allows.
The package "Riyal_for_Windows.exe" contains everything necessary but there are 2 other files that are optional and must be downloaded separately: the text file "named.dat" contains orbital elements of all the named asteroids, and the binary file "long.fle" contains positions back to 1 B.C. For details consult the list of changes in the
The download packages are not ready because I have yet to make important changes or additions to the program and the next "official" release will be 2.0 -- but in the meantime you can update version 1.84 to the latest working version of the program if you follow the instructions
www.expreso.co.cr /centaurs/whatsnew.html   (364 words)

  
 Omani Sul Riyal - OMR real-time currency
When the Sultanate of Oman was established in 1970, Oman replaced the Persian Gulf Rupee with the Oman Riyal Saidi (OMS), which was introduced at par with the British Pound Sterling and equal to about 21 Persian Gulf Rupees.
The Riyal Omani (OMR) replaced the Riyal Saidi on November 11, 1972 at par.
Banknotes were issued by the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman from 1970 until 1973, by the Oman Currency Board from 1973 until 1977, and by the Central Bank of Oman from 1977 on.
www.ameinfo.com /financial_markets/Oman/Currency   (380 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - riyal
Saudi Arabia probably has the most developed banking sector in the Middle East.
The unit of currency is the Saudi riyal (SR), consisting of 100...
Yemen’s unit of currency is the riyal (183 riyals equal U.S.$1, 2003).
encarta.msn.com /riyal.html   (66 words)

  
 Qatar: Riyal gains against euro - Zawya.com | Middle East Business News
Qatar: Riyal gains against euro - Zawya.com
Doha: The Qatari riyal (QR) has gained against euro with the exchange rate coming down to QR4.38 yesterday from QR4.50 per euro.
Forex operators attributed the rise in QR's value to a sudden surge in dollar due to declining oil prices in the international markets.
www.zawya.com /Story.cfm?id=ZAWYA20040831042328&&channel=Qatar%20Money%20News&objectid=1DD69656-DBFD-11D4-867D00D0B74A0D7C   (215 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Saudi Arabian Riyal
Saudi Arabian Riyal, monetary unit of Saudi Arabia.
As at early 2005, 3.751 riyal equalled US$1.
The monetary unit of Saudi Arabia is the riyal of 100 halalah (3.751 riyal equalled US$1; early 2005).
uk.encarta.msn.com /Saudi_Arabian_Riyal.html   (98 words)

  
 GN Online: Oman unveils 5oom riyal budget deficit for 2004
Oman has unveiled a 500 million Omani riyal budget deficit for 2004 - against a 400 million riyal gap between revenues and spending last year.
Due to the fall in the level of daily production, the contribution of the oil revenues has dropped from 74 per cent to 57 per cent of total revenues.
The government has estimated revenues and expenditure for the current year at 2.925 billion and 3.425 billion riyals.
www.gulfnews.com /Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=107177   (370 words)

  
 Qatari riyal - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Qatari riyal - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 17:33, 10 May 2005.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Qatari riyal contains research on
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Qatari_Riyal   (142 words)

  
 [Oman-L] Dhofari Riyal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The prices given in KM, Y and Sch give a reliable indication; usually you can buy them at less than the catalog price.
Regards, Joachim Duester --- Brian Kettell wrote: I am researching the Dhofari riyal and would appreciate some help.
The definitive Oman coin book states that Sultan Said ordered 100,000 from the Bombay mint in 1949.
www.oman.org /pipermail/oman-l/2004-March/001755.html   (231 words)

  
 Guardian International Currency Qatar Riyal
The currency of Qatar is called the Riyal (pl. Riyals).
Riyal banknotes are issued in the following denominations: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, and 500 Riyals.
The import and export of all currencies is free.
www.guardianfx.com /information/mideast/qatar.html   (74 words)

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