The Central Bank of Iraq auction sales drop to $ 203 million
The Iraqi Central Bank’s hard currency sales decreased today, Tuesday, to $ 203 million.
Shafaq News Agency correspondent stated, “The Central Bank of Iraq witnessed during its auction for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies today a decrease in its sales by 2.7 percent to reach 203 million and 654 thousand and 124 dollars, which the bank covered at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to yesterday. Monday, where sales reached 209 million 454 thousand $ 659.
The purchases amounting to 185 million 444 thousand and 124 dollars went to strengthen the assets abroad in the form of transfers and appropriations, while the banks bought 18 million and 210 thousand dollars in cash.
Our correspondent indicated that 31 banks have fulfilled requests to enhance assets abroad, 18 banks to meet cash requests, and 18 participating exchange companies.