- Monetary unit:
- Country code:
- Singapore, Republic
- Dollar Singapore
- of 693 sq. km
- English (state), Malayan (state) and Tamil
- SG (SGP) 702
Leading world currency of a monetary system of Singapore since 1967 is the dollar Singapore. Up until that time Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei used the general monetary unit, their union has terminated existence generally because of incompatibility ethnic, religious and political views. After events of 1967 within these countries free circulation of three currencies was authorised. Currency management of Singapore attends to issue of the Singapore money. For enough small space of time the native currency of Singapore became one of the most reliable and world key currencies.
In territory of Singapore in circulation there are denominations of denomination of 2, 5, 10, 50, 100, 1000 dollars Singapore. As the emitter the International agricultural organisation (Fao) acts.
On June, 12th, 1967 in Singapore the first series of the notes known as a series under the name "Orchid", during the period between 1976 and 1980 years has been manufactured, under the name of "Bird", and a new series has been presented to the period between 1985 and 1989 years - a series "Ships".
Now a series "Portrait" is entered into the circulation since 1999. On these notes, on face side the portrait of Jusuf ibn Ishak, the first president of Republic Singapore, and on the back - civil virtues is represented. The part of nominal values is manufactured on a paper, a part on polymer.
In 2007 Brunei and Singapore have entered into the circulation the general note in nominal value of 20 dollars, manufactured in honour of the 40 anniversary of the organisation of interchangeablis currency. On face side of the denomination intended for Brunei, there is a plotting of its majesty of sultan Had-zhi Hassanala Bolkiaha I, and on the Singapore denomination - the plotting Jusuf ibn Ishak, the first president of the country. On both notes drawings of a mosque of sultan Omara Ali, the royal ship and floating Bruneian village are seated. The variant of the denomination printed for Singapore, has still the plotting of seaside parkway and houses.
Singapore falls into to the countries with enough low level of inflation, to components currently 2-3 % that is one of the best indexes in the world.
It is updated 04.2012