The Central Bank of Iraq sales of dollars are taking a new hit
The Iraqi Central Bank’s hard currency sales decreased, on Thursday, to $ 149 million.
Shafaq News Agency correspondent stated that the Central Bank of Iraq witnessed during its auction for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies today, a 10.78% decrease in its sales to reach 149 million 814 thousand and 579 dollars, which the bank covered at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to Wednesday, Wednesday. As sales reached 167 million and 300 thousand dollars.
The purchases amounting to 136 million and 514 thousand and 579 dollars went to strengthen the funds abroad in the form of transfers and appropriations, while the remaining amount of 13 million and 300 thousand dollars went in cash.
Our correspondent indicated that 31 banks have fulfilled requests to enhance assets abroad, 11 banks to fulfill cash requests, and 5 participating exchange companies.