What are 3 different types of money used in Spanish speaking countries?

Currencies used in Spanish-speaking countries

  • Euro. Euro. € EUR.
  • Argentine peso. Peso argentino. $ ARS.
  • Belize dollar. Dólar beliceño. $ BZD.
  • Bolivian boliviano. Boliviano. Bs.
  • United States dollar. Dólar americano. $ USD.
  • Central African CFA franc. Franco CFA de África Central.
  • Chilean peso. Peso Chileno.
  • Colombian peso. Peso Colombiano.

What Spanish speaking country uses US dollars?

El Salvador: El Salvador uses U.S. dollars as its official currency, referring to them as dólares, divided into 100 centavos. El Salvador dollarized its economy in 2001; previously its unit of currency was the colón.

What country doesn’t use peso?

There are also 14 countries, including Spain, which previously used the peso. Some of the other countries include Equatorial Guinea, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and El Salvador. Peru was the first to abandon the peso in 1863, while Spain was the last, abandoning it in 2002 upon adoption of the Euro.

What is Puerto Rico’s currency?

United States Dollar
Puerto Rico/Currencies

What countries will not accept US dollars?

US dollar: Ecuador, East Timor, El Salvador, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Turks and Caicos, British Virgin Islands, Zimbabwe. The US dollar is the most widely used currency in the world, with many countries employing it as an accepted alternative to their own currency.

Why does Ecuador use the US dollar?

Why does Ecuador use US currency? Ecuador decided to switch their money to the US dollar from the old Ecuadorian Sucre back in the year 2000. Before this change, the inflation rate for the local Sucre currency was notoriously high and unstable. Ecuador also now has almost no control of its money supply.

Why do Philippines Use pesos?

The Peso is the foreign currency of the Philippines. Prior to 1967, English was used on all notes and coins, hence the term “peso” was used as the name of the currency in the Philippines. When Filipino was introduced as a written language, the term used on notes and coins became “piso”.