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Exchange rates
for transactions of the Bank of Greece
with retail ustomers, other banks and bureaux de change

One of the activities of the Bank of Greece is buying and selling foreign exchange and foreign banknotes from and to retail customers (across the Bank’s branch network, excluding its Head Office, local Outlets and the Ioannina branch), domestic banks and buying foreign banknotes from bureaux de change. The exchange rates applied to this activity are updated by the Bank of Greece every working day and are as follows:


1) Foreign Exchange and Foreign Banknote rates vis-à-vis the euro

These are the rates at which the Bank of Greece: (a) buys and sells foreign exchange and foreign banknotes up to the equivalent of EUR 10,000 from and to retail customers; (b) buys and sells foreign banknotes up to the equivalent of EUR 50,000 from and to domestic banks; and (c) buys foreign banknotes up to the equivalent of EUR 5,000 from bureaux de change.

The rates are updated every working day and comprise nine currencies.

2)  Supplementary Foreign Banknote Exchange Rates vis-à-vis the euro
     Last release date: 30 January 2014.

The rates are updated every working day and comprise nine currencies.  

Under Circular No. 408/24.01.2014, the publication of the Supplementary Foreign Banknote Exchange Rates and transactions in the currencies included in it were discontinued.

These were the rates at which the Bank of Greece used to buy and sell from and to retail customers, domestic banks and bureaux de change foreign banknotes that are less in demand on the domestic market. The rates were partly based on the ECB Euro Foreign Exchange Reference Rates, were updated every working day and comprised twenty currencies. For retail customers, the rates applied to transactions of up to the equivalent of EUR 200.