Samson: The Sadrist movement reveals a trend regarding the dollar exchange rate
28th October, 2021
The Sadrist movement, led by Muqtada al-Sadr, confirmed Thursday, its quest during the next stage to change the exchange rate of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar.
The leader of the movement, Riyadh Al-Masoudi, said, in a statement that followed (Al-Oula News), that "the Sadrist movement will work through the Sadrist Parliamentary bloc as well as the new Iraqi government to change the exchange rate of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar, as raising the exchange rate has a great impact on citizens, especially those with limited incomes. The fact that this rise affected the rise in food prices and other things in the Iraqi markets.”
And he indicated that "the rise in oil prices in the global market will be enough to provide financial abundance, instead of resorting to raising the exchange rate of the dollar, this is the economic solution, which Mustafa Al-Kazemi's government worked on," adding: "We will work to find other solutions other than him in a way that does not harm."
The Iraqi people, we are with the people in their aspirations and we will do everything that is in the interest of the people economically.” LINK
Samson: Al-Hamidi: Reducing The Price Of The Dollar Is Related To The Economic Plan Of The Next Government
31st October, 2021
The Former Deputy of the Al-Fateh Alliance, Mithaq Al-Hamidi, indicated on Sunday that the decision to reduce the price of the dollar will be in the court of the next Government.
Al-Hamidi said in a statement followed by “Al-Ahd News” that “reducing the price of the dollar is related to the economic plan that the new government will come up with and oil prices, which if they remain at their current rates, it will be normal to reduce it.”
She added, "if oil prices fall with the increase in the fiscal deficit in the next budget, with the accumulated debts on Iraq, the dollar prices will remain at the same current rates." LINK
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Clare: YES... WE ALL WANT THEM TO HURRY UP!!! LOL BUT THEY ARE DOING IT! imo
Samson: A government comment on the change in the dollar exchange rate after the rise in oil
31st October, 2021
Mazhar Muhammad Salih, the financial and economic advisor to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, commented today, Sunday, on the possibility of changing the dollar exchange rate against the Iraqi dinar, after the rise in oil prices.
Salih said, "Adjusting the dinar exchange rate in light of the improvement in oil revenues needs several requirements that the government must take. This requires the foreign currency to cover the local liquidity, and the superiority of foreign reserves over the cash reserve should not threaten the wealth of Iraq's foreign reserves." Shafak News.
He added that "foreign reserves should cover at least a number of import months, including at least 6 months, especially in the case of Iraq, which depends heavily on openness to foreign markets. If these factors are available, the issue of changing the exchange rate of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar can be studied."
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi government reduced the value of the Iraqi dinar against the US dollar in the Federal Budget Law for the year 2021, as the exchange rate of the dollar reached 1450 dinars to the dollar, after its price was 1200 dinars to the dollar. LINK
Samson: Cabinet : Several countries have expressed their desire to invest in Iraq
29th October, 2021
The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers confirmed today, Friday, that many countries have expressed their desire to invest in Iraq, while indicating that the government calls for bypassing bureaucracy and attracting investors.
A spokesman for the Cabinet Secretariat, Haider Majid, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the government encourages investment and calls for bypassing bureaucracy and attracting investors."
Majid added, "The government confirmed more than once, through the visits made by the Prime Minister and the ministerial delegation accompanying him to Arab and European countries, and during his reception of Arab and foreign officials in Iraq, that the doors of Iraq are open for investment, participation and active contribution to the reconstruction of Iraq in all sectors."
He stressed, "There are many countries that have expressed their desire to invest in Iraq, in addition to the continuous and repeated assurances by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers to the ambassadors of Arab and foreign countries during his reception of them, that the doors of Iraq are open to them and that the land of Iraq is fertile for investment." LINK
Samson: Expect heavy resistance to oil prices before it reaches $90
30th October, 2021
The oil expert, Hamza Al-Jawahiri, expected, on Saturday, a strong resistance to oil prices before one barrel reached $90.
Al-Jawahiri told Al-Furat News, "Oil prices are global, and we expect oil prices to meet stiff resistance before they reach $90 per barrel." He explained the decline in Basra crude and the variation in oil prices, to "the very large stock of speculators who are waiting for prices to rise as much as possible." Al-Jawahiri indicated, "It is in the interest of Iraq and the oil countries to deplete these oil reserves so that prices and natural production return to their level."
The price of Basra Light Crude declined to record a weekly loss, the first in two months, as the prices of oil raw materials fluctuated during the past week as a result of the shortage in demand and after the rise in gas and coal prices, which made oil prices less expensive on the one hand, and the rise in US crude stocks, and the economies of countries affected by the virus. Corona on the other hand.
Although Basra crude rose in its last session before closing Friday by 27 cents to reach $83.84, it achieved a weekly loss of 75 cents, or the equivalent of 0.89%. Brent crude also rose in its last session by 6 cents to reach $84.38, but it achieved a weekly loss of $1.15, or 1.34% in a week. The US West Texas Intermediate crude was also settled, up 76 cents, to reach $83.57 a barrel, but it also achieved a weekly loss of 19 cents, or 0.23%