For the third consecutive day, the Central Bank’s sales declined by more than 55%
For the third consecutive day of this week, the Central Bank’s sales recorded a decline by more than 55% today, Tuesday.
Yesterday, Monday, the central bank’s sales decreased by 50%, which is the second consecutive decline this week since the exchange rate of the dinar changed.
The correspondent of Shafaq News Agency stated that the Central Bank of Iraq witnessed during its auction for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies today a decrease in its sales by 55.89% to reach 15 million 47 thousand and 993 dollars, which the bank covered at a basic exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to yesterday, Monday, when it reached Sales of 34 million, 163 thousand and 878 dollars.
Added; The request was distributed by 14 million and 847 thousand 993 dollars to strengthen the funds abroad in the form of transfers and appropriations, while the rest, amounting to one million and 200 thousand dollars, was distributed in the form of cash sale that was fully covered by the bank at an exchange rate of 1460 dinars per one dollar.
Our correspondent indicated that the 10 banks and one brokerage company are in the currency auction; It did not make any offers to sell the dollar. Source