How to put into a German bank cash in USD

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I have some cash in USD which I would like to keep and put into a bank account (preferably a saving account with some interest). However I found out that in Germany it's not easy to find a bank which will accept deposits in USD. I found some banks (Comdirect, IKB) which offer USD accounts but to put money into account you need to either deposit euros with the following conversion to dollars or make a transfer from another bank directly in dollars. However I have dollars in cash and I obviously don't want to convert them to euros and then back to dollars. Has someone encountered the same problem in Germany and managed to find a solution?

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How much money?

It's highly unlikely to be more than 4 figures so I wouldn't even bother trying to find a bank, the yearly charges would be far greater than any interest you think you could earn.

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IKB offers 2.25 percent for one year deposit and everything is free of charge

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1. That's for Dollars only.

2. You have cash, no one is going to take it.

3. You are Russian. 

4. Can you not here the alarm bells ringing?

 

Need I gor on. (Pun intended)

 

 

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Wait for a good rate and then exchange it into Euros or whatever you want. Search for the best rate - banks usually suck.

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The major banks will offer a US$-denominated account.

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