By 89%.. dollar sales abroad increased in the Iraqi Central auction
Shafak News Agency correspondent stated, "The Central Bank sold today, during its auction to buy and sell US dollars, 240 million and 728 thousand and 737 US dollars, which were covered by the bank at a base exchange rate of 1460 Iraqi dinars per dollar.
Our correspondent added that 89% of these sales went to enhance balances abroad in the form of remittances and credits, which amounted to 216 million and 778 thousand and 737 dollars, while the rest went in the form of cash sales, which amounted to 23 million and 950 thousand dollars.
Our correspondent indicated that 32 banks have fulfilled requests to enhance balances abroad, and 11 banks have responded to cash requests, in addition to 90 mediation companies.
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