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5(405) December 29, 2000

FOREIGN EXCHANGE RATES

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE AVERAGE RATES OF EXCHANGE IN DECEMBER 2000 TOGETHER
WITH COMPARABLE FIGURES FOR OTHER MONTHS. AVERAGES ARE BASED ON DAILY NOON BUYING
RATES FOR CABLE TRANSFERS IN NEW YORK CITY CERTIFIED FOR CUSTOMS PURPOSES BY
THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK.

(Currency units per U.S. dollar except as noted)

MONETARY 2000 2000 2000 1999


COUNTRY UNIT December November October December

*AUSTRALIA DOLLAR 0.5466 0.5218 0.5280 0.6410


BRAZIL REAL 1.9632 1.9483 1.8813 1.8442
CANADA DOLLAR 1.5219 1.5426 1.5125 1.4722
CHINA, P.R. YUAN 8.2771 8.2774 8.2785 8.2794
DENMARK KRONE 8.3059 8.6992 8.7276 7.3597
*EMU MEMBERS EURO 0.8983 0.8552 0.8525 1.0110
GREECE DRACHMA 379.58 397.94 398.29 326.19
HONG KONG DOLLAR 7.7991 7.7991 7.7977 7.7728
INDIA RUPEE 46.78 46.82 46.43 43.52
JAPAN YEN 112.21 109.01 108.44 102.58
MALAYSIA RINGGIT 3.8000 3.8000 3.8000 3.8000
MEXICO PESO 9.467 9.508 9.537 9.427
*NEW ZEALAND DOLLAR 0.4297 0.3990 0.4001 0.5087
NORWAY KRONE 9.0616 9.3524 9.3794 8.0113
SINGAPORE DOLLAR 1.7361 1.7478 1.7525 1.6745
SOUTH AFRICA RAND 7.6439 7.6889 7.4902 6.1503
SOUTH KOREA WON 1216.94 1156.54 1131.10 1136.80
SRI LANKA RUPEE 82.030 80.380 79.291 72.018
SWEDEN KRONA 9.6604 10.0965 9.9930 8.4910
SWITZERLAND FRANC 1.6855 1.7779 1.7745 1.5841
TAIWAN DOLLAR 33.123 32.433 31.846 31.625
THAILAND BAHT 43.246 43.791 43.334 38.227
*UNITED KINGDOM POUND 1.4629 1.4258 1.4506 1.6132
VENEZUELA BOLIVAR 698.85 695.77 692.86 644.28

MEMO:
UNITED STATES DOLLAR
1)BROAD JAN97=100 123.80 124.76 123.83 116.09
2)MAJOR CURRENCY MAR73=100 101.37 103.18 102.35 93.23
3)OITP JAN97=100 134.59 133.92 133.03 129.34

This release is available online at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/G5.

For more information on exchange rate indexes for the U.S. dollar, see "New
Summary Measures
of the Foreign Exchange Value of the Dollar," Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 84
(October 1998),
pp. 811-18 (http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/bulletin/) and "Index of the
Weighted-Average
Exchange Value of the U.S. Dollar: Revision," Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 64
(August 1978),
p. 700. Weights for broad index can be found at
http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/
H10/Weights; weights for the major currencies index and the other important
trading partners
(OITP) index are derived from the broad index weights. The most recent annual
revision to the
trade weights has produced revised index values that appear in the dollar indexes
starting
with the December 1, 1999, release.

* U.S. dollars per currency unit.


1) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against
the currencies
of a broad group of major U.S. trading partners.
2) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a
subset of
the broad index currencies that circulate widely outside the country of issue.
3) A weighted average of the foreign exchange value of the U.S. dollar against a
subset of
the broad index currencies that do not circulate widely outside the country of
issue.

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As of January 1, 1999, the euro is reported in place of the individual eure-area


currencies.
These currency rates can be derived from the euro rate by using the fixed
conversion rates
(in currencies per euro) given below:

1 EUR = 13.7603 AUSTRIAN SCHILLINGS


= 40.3399 BELGIAN FRANCS
= 5.94573 FINNISH MARKKAS
= 6.55957 FRENCH FRANCS
= 1.95583 GERMAN MARKS
= .787564 IRISH POUNDS
= 1936.27 ITALIAN LIRE
= 40.3399 LUXEMBOURG FRANCS
= 2.20371 NETHERLANDS GUILDERS
= 200.482 PORTUGUESE ESCUDOS
= 166.386 SPANISH PESETAS