ISO 4217 Amendment Number 165

Amendments of currency names

Effective from 1 January 2018, the following change will be made to “List one: Currency, fund and precious metal codes”:

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
MAURITANIA Ouguiya MRU 929 2

The Central Bank of Mauritania is carrying out a re-denomination of their local currency, with the entry into circulation of the OUGUIYA. The conversion rate is 10 (old) Ouguiya to 1 (new) Ouguiya  (10:1).

From 1 January 2018 to 30 June 2018, the old and new denominations run concurrently.

Effective from 1 January 2018, the following change will be made to “List three: Codes for historic denominations of currencies and funds”:

Entity
Currency
Alphabetic code
Numeric code
Minor unit
MAURITANIA Ouguiya MRO 478 2