Java.util.Currency.getInstance() Method

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Description

The java.util.Currency.getInstance() method returns the Currency instance for the given currency code.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Currency.getInstance() method

public static Currency getInstance(String currencyCode)

Parameters

  • currencyCode -- currency's ISO 4217 code

Return Value

This method returns the Currency instance for the specified currency code.

Exception

  • NullPointerException -- if currencyCode is null

  • IllegalArgumentException -- if ISO 3166 does not support the given currencyCode.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Currency.getInstance() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CurrencyDemo {

   public static void main(String args[]) {

      // create a currency object with specified currency code
      Currency curr = Currency.getInstance("USD");

      // print currency's code
      System.out.println("Currency code :" + curr.getCurrencyCode());
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Currency code :USD



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