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: 23.05.2022  12:13:09
Main Currency Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
US Dollar USD 112.28 -1.06
Euro EUR 119.91 -0.05
Great Britain Pound GBP 141.28 -0.07
Swiss Franc CHF 116.17 -0.37
Japanese Yen (100) JPY 88.05 -0.43
Australian Dollar AUD 79.92 -0.13
Canadian Dollars CAD 87.85 -0.84
Swedish Krona SEK 11.43 0.00
Norwegian Krone NOK 11.71 +0.02
Denmark Krone DKK 16.12 0.00
Special Drawing Rights SDR 150.95 -0.97
Gold(OZ 1) XAU 209306.76 +137.79
Silver(OZ 1) XAG 2486.64 -7.08
Chinese Yuan (onshore) CNY 16.89 -0.11
Chinese Yuan (offshore) CNH 16.87 -0.11
Turkish Lira TRY 7.05 -0.04

Last update: 13.05.2022  12:09:12
Currency Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
Bulgarian Lev BGN 61.61 -0.31
Hungarian Forint HUF 31.34 -0.79
Russian Ruble RUB 188.89 +21.04
Croatian Kuna HRK 16.02 +0.02
Czech Koruna CZK 4.86 -0.07
Macedonian Denar MKD 1.96 -0.01


Last update: 23.05.2022  12:13:09
Albanian Lek per Foreign Currency Unit
Currency Average purchase price (Bid) Average sales price (Ask)
US Dollar USD 111.88 -1.05 112.68 -1.05
Euro EUR 119.64 -0.03 120.19 -0.03

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