Foreign remittances record more than $160 million in sales from the Central Bank of Iraq
Shafak News Agency correspondent stated that today, during its auction for buying and selling US dollars, the Central Bank witnessed a decrease in its sales by 4% to reach 192 million, 482 thousand, and 446 US dollars covered by the bank at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar, compared to a day Yesterday, Wednesday, sales amounted to 200 million, 535 thousand, and 642 US dollars.
Our correspondent indicated that most of the bank's sales went to enhance balances abroad in the form of remittances and credits, which amounted to 164 million, 642 thousand, and 446 dollars, while the remaining amount of 27 million and 840 thousand dollars went in cash.
Our correspondent indicated that 27 banks have responded to requests to enhance balances abroad, 11 banks to meet cash requests, in addition to 142 mediation companies.
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