The United States stands at the top of the list and has a trading value of 84.9 per cent. There are dozens of countries around the world that use the dollar as their main currency. Other than the dollar, the Franc and the Pound are also used by many countries as their currency.
The European Union follows its own set of currency. All the members of the union have abandoned their respective currencies in favor of the Euro, which is now the single form of currency of the entire European Union. However, the United Kingdom, which is a part of the European Union, still uses its currency which is the Pound.
Some other countries who currencies are rated highly around the world, include Japan, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, Sweden, New Zealand, and South Korea.
The above map shows some of the most valuable currencies of the world.
World Highest Trading Currencies with their Countries
|Si No.||Country/Region||Currency Name||trading%|
|1||United States||United States dollar USD ($)||84.9%|
|2||European Union||Euro EUR (€)||39.1%|
|3||Japan||Japanese yen JPY (¥)||19.0%|
|4||United Kingdom||Pound sterling GBP (£)||12.9%|
|5||Australia||Australian dollar AUD ($)||7.6%|
|6||Switzerland||Swiss franc CHF (Fr)||6.4%|
|7||Canada||Canadian dollar CAD ($)||5.3%|
|8||Sweden||Swedish krona SEK (kr)||2.2%|
|9||New Zealand||New Zealand dollar NZD ($)||1.6%|
|10||South Korea||South Korean won KRW (₩)||1.5%|
* UK & Sweden in European Union are not using Euro as currency.
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Last Updated on : February 16, 2017