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Today, 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.
An informed source said that the Central Bank of Iraq witnessed during its auction for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies today a 50% decrease in its sales to reach 34 million and 163 thousand and 878 dollars, which the bank covered at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to yesterday, Sunday, where sales reached 68 million and 605 thousand dollars.
He added that the request was distributed by 33 million and 63 thousand and 878 dollars to enhance the funds abroad in the form of transfers and appropriations, while the rest, amounting to one million and 100 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.
He pointed out that the 15 banks and 9 brokerage firms in the currency auction did not make any offers to sell the dollar.