For the second day.. Central bank sales of the dollar increased
Shafak News Agency correspondent stated that today, during its auction for buying and selling US dollars, the Central Bank witnessed an increase in its sales by 12.38% to reach 155 million, and 51 thousand and 898 US dollars covered by the bank at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to Sunday. Last year, sales amounted to 138 million and 872 thousand and 791 US dollars.
Our correspondent explained that the purchases amounting to 106 million, 342 thousand and 791 dollars went to strengthen balances abroad in the form of remittances and credits, while the remaining amount of 49 million and 530 thousand dollars went in cash.
He pointed out that 16 banks have fulfilled requests to enhance balances abroad, 8 banks to meet cash requests, in addition to 103 mediation companies.
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