Appendix - XIX
 
 STATEMENT SHOWING PRE-DECEMBER, 1971 IMF PARITY RATES,
AVERAGE EXCHANGE RATES DURING 1994-95 TO 1998-99 AND
EXCHANGE RATE FOR THE END OF FINANCIAL YEAR
 
Sl.
No.
Country
Currency
I.M.F. Parity Rate
 
Average Exchange Rate(Buying)
for the period
  Selling Rate as on 31st March
  1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99   1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
1 Abu Dhabi Dirham 1.9   8.3460 8.8748 9.4078 9.8631 11.1872   8.3700 9.6200 10.0450 11.0600 11.8700
2 Australia A.Dollar 8.4   23.1815 24.6117 27.6602 26.3117 25.9748   22.8500 26.9300 28.5128 26.4900 26.8900
3 Austria A.Schilling 0.303 * 2.8392 3.3079 3.2492 2.9682 3.4359   3.1800 3.3000 3.0172 3.0900 3.3495
4 Belgium Franc 0.15   0.9726 1.1341 1.1128 1.0140 1.1691   1.0996 1.1269 1.0270 1.0551 1.1425
5 Britain(UK) Pound 18   48.6062 52.1746 56.1972 60.9476 69.5371   50.6900 52.1200 57.7967 66.6600 69.0200
6 Canada C.Dollar 6.938   22.6358 24.4945 26.0289 26.4548 27.9448   22.3600 25.1000 26.2344 28.0000 28.1900
7 Denmark D.Kroner 1 ** 5.0824 5.9978 5.9623 5.4895 6.3567   5.6700 6.0000 5.5547 5.7000 6.2000
8 Germany D. Mark 2.049   20.0322 23.3187 22.9145 20.9212 24.2147   22.6500 23.1600 21.1933 21.7300 23.5654
9 France F. Franc 1.35   5.8154 6.7246 6.7614 6.2233 7.2197   6.4100 6.7700 6.2867 6.4900 7.0264
10 I.F.A.D./I.D.A. S.D.R. 10   45.8187 50.5024 50.8853 50.6831 56.8357   49.1558 50.1633 49.4376 52.7677 57.6132
11 Italy Lira 0.012   0.0195 0.0206 0.0228 0.0213 0.0244   0.0185 0.0220 0.0213 0.0221 0.0238
12 Japan J.Yen 0.021   0.3146 0.3473 0.3159 0.3028 0.3302   0.3547 0.3220 0.2940 0.3070 0.3590
13 Kuwait Fund K.Dinar 21   104.9083 108.5495 114.9861 117.5691 133.433   104.1200 119.0700 121.5950 133.1800 143.3500
14 Netherlands Guilder 2.072   17.8428 20.8259 20.4577 18.5763 21.4823   20.2100 20.6900 18.8367 19.2800 20.9147
15 Norway N.Kroner 1.05   4.5017 5.2803 5.4151 5.0601 5.536   5.0000 5.3900 5.3178 5.2500 5.4800
16 Saudi Arabia S.Riyal 1.67   8.1752 8.7027 9.2128 9.6616 11.4211   8.2000 9.4200 9.8338 10.8400 11.6200
17 Sweden S. Kroner 1.45   4.1386 4.7780 5.1894 4.7545 5.288   4.2900 5.1700 4.7133 5.0300 5.1500
18 Switzerland S.Franc 1.836 * 23.7946 28.8259 27.5074 25.4871 29.3421   27.4400 28.7100 24.5241 26.6000 28.8900
19 USA/IBRD/ADB/OPEC U.S.Dollar 7.5   31.2879 33.3352 35.5188 37.0997 42.0416   31.4500 34.1900 35.9600 39.5600 42.4700
20 Russian Federation Rouble 8.333 *** 31.7874 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.   31.7874 34.7874 N.A. N.A. N.A.
21 East European Countries EURO N.A.   38.1089 43.0287 43.7000 41.1546 47.5677   41.3000 42.9900 41.1317 43.1800 46.0900
 
* With effect from 10.5.1971
** With effect from 21.11.1967
*** With effect from 25.11.1978