Official exchange rate

The Bank of Albania operates under a free-floating exchange rate regime.

The value of the Albanian currency (lek) against foreign currencies is freely determined in the foreign exchange market. Exchange rate fluctuations reflect the free movement of goods and capital and the financial transactions of Albania with its trading partners.

Without prejudice to the free exchange rate regime, the Bank of Albania may carry out operations in the foreign exchange market in order to adjust the exchange rate to the level determined by key macroeconomic factors, avoid disruptions and increase or decrease the foreign currency reserve.

The Bank of Albania calculates the official exchange rate and the average rate of bid price and ask price for the euro and US dollar, based on standardised quotations of participants in the interbank market, in the interval of 11.30-12.00. This is a (single) forex rate reference, which may be used by those interested for trading, evaluation, comparison and statistical purposes.

Last update: 07.02.2023  12:15:32
Main Currency Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
US Dollar USD 108.32 +0.42
Euro EUR 116.12 -0.03
Great Britain Pound GBP 129.97 +0.19
Swiss Franc CHF 117.12 +0.60
Japanese Yen (100) JPY 82.12 +0.48
Australian Dollar AUD 75.12 +0.74
Canadian Dollars CAD 80.79 +0.50
Swedish Krona SEK 10.20 +0.02
Norwegian Krone NOK 10.46 -0.03
Denmark Krone DKK 15.61 +0.01
Special Drawing Rights SDR 145.33 -0.72
Gold(OZ 1) XAU 202779.87 +699.64
Silver(OZ 1) XAG 2412.64 -8.50
Chinese Yuan (onshore) CNY 15.97 +0.06
Chinese Yuan (offshore) CNH 15.94 +0.06
Turkish Lira TRY 5.75 +0.02

Last update: 31.01.2023  12:34:16
Currency Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
Bulgarian Lev BGN 59.63 +0.13
Hungarian Forint HUF 29.94 +0.75
Russian Ruble RUB 152.69 -4.49
Croatian Kuna HRK 0.00 0.00
Czech Koruna CZK 4.89 +0.04
Macedonian Denar MKD 1.89 0.00


Last update: 07.02.2023  12:15:32
Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
Currency Average purchase price (Bid) Average sales price (Ask)
US Dollar USD 107.91 +0.47 108.75 +0.44
Euro EUR 115.84 -0.01 116.41 -0.01

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