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Shafaq News/ A government official confirmed, on Monday, that the exchange rates of the US dollar against the Iraqi dinar will decrease with the Central Bank's decision to increase the weekly share of banks, exchange and mediation companies, pointing out that the decline will have an impact next week.
The official told Shafaq News Agency, "The exchange rate of the dollar will decline in the coming days in the local markets, and its impact will be at the beginning of next week," noting that "the exchange companies will apply for their share of the dollar today, Monday, by depositing cash amounts in the safes of each company, and this will be done." Hand it over to the Central Bank, provided that this share of the dollar is delivered during the next week.
The official, who preferred not to mention his name and position, added that "the bank's decision came to reduce the gap between the central bank rate and the dollar price in the local markets or what is known as the black market," expecting "the dollar's decline to its previous levels, which were around 147 thousand dinars compared to 100 dinars." dollar".
Yesterday, Sunday, the Central Bank of Iraq decided to increase the share of banks, exchange and financial mediation companies from the dollar, in order to reduce the price of the dollar in the local markets, after its rise yesterday, Sunday, to more than 150 thousand dinars, compared to 100 dollars.
And the bank stopped 14 banks from entering the auction after the US sanctions that it imposed on these banks as a result of smuggling the currency.
It is noteworthy that the central bank sells the dollar in an auction that it organizes daily to banks and mediation companies in order to finance foreign trade and finance the internal market in dollars, but many economists and politicians indicated the existence of corruption in the central bank’s sales by smuggling hard currency abroad without finding solutions to that over the years. these years.
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