Overview The Belize Dollar is the official currency of Belize. Economy Logging plays an important part in the Belize economy - timber is the main export product. Top industries for Belize are tourism, garment production, construction, and food processing. Belize also allows offshore investments.
The unemployment rate is estimated at 9. Export products are wood, molasses, citrus, clothing, bananas, sugar, and crude oil. Import products are food, tobacco, chemicals, fuels, and manufactured goods. Tourism in Belize amounts to , people. In , the government issued banknotes in denominations of , 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Dollar. After , no more 50 and Dollar banknotes were produced. In , British Honduras was renamed Belize. The first Dollar banknote was introduced in In , the printing of banknotes were taken over by the Monetary Authority of Belize.
The Central Bank of Belize was established in It produced banknotes in Symbols and Names Symbols: Central Bank Central Bank of Belize. Countries Using This Currency Belize. Losses can exceed investment.More...