ISO 4217 Amendment Number 169

Effective from 29 August 2018, the following change will be made to
“List one: Currency, fund and precious metal codes” and
“List two: Fund codes registered with the Maintenance Agency”

Entity Currency Alphabetic code Numeric code Minor unit
URUGUAY
Unidad Previsional
UYW 927 4

The Central Bank of Uruguay is applying for new Fund currency code.

The Unidad Previsional (UP) is a daily accounting unit that tracks changes to the nominal wage index. The value of UP is expressed in terms of Uruguayan Pesos per UP, with the initial value of one peso (UYU 1.00) on 04/30/2018. The institution responsible for the calculation and publication is the Instituto Nacional de Estadística (National Bureau of Statistics) according to Law 19,608.