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Feb172017

HFSSS EXCHANGE RATE DATA FOR AUGUST 2015

The National Bureau of Statistics in collaboration with the World Bank is pleased to release further results for the Exchange Rate Survey, which is part of the High Frequency South Sudan Survey (see technical notes for more information). The survey uses handheld tablet computers to collect real- time data and is currently being carried out in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. However, pilot data from April 2012 to October 2014 is included for Juba, Malakal, Rumbek and Wau.

The high frequency exchange Rate Survey collects daily buying and selling prices for USD in Aweil, Juba, Rumbek, Torit, Wau and Yambio. That is, how many SSP are required on the black market to buy 100 USD (buying price), and how many SSP are obtained by selling 100 USD (selling price). Daily data are available on the NBS website. The enclosed graphs below show the average daily midpoint of these data. 

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