DINAR OBSERVER DAILY August 23rd

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Mrs. BGG

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CURRENCY CODE SELL BUY
US dollar USD 1182.000 1180.000
Euro EUR 1336.369 1335.701
British pound GBP 1546.765 1545.992
Canadian dollar CAD 913.306 912.849
Swiss franc CHF 1226.777 1226.164
Swedish krona SEK 140.433 140.363
Norwegian krone NOK 143.262 143.191
Danish krone DKK 179.570 179.480
Japanese yen JPY 11.731 11.725
Special
Drawing Rights
SDR 1658.854 1658.025

http://www.cbi.iq/

Indicative rates – 08.23.2016

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There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy. – George Washington

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*** Current News ***

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Kaperoni (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “National Coalition calls for reforms in the Central Bank “   Quote:  “He stressed that the so-called auction currency is “non-existent in countries that rely economy“  Allawi is right, that these auctions don’t exist in countries with a market economy.  That is because these other countries are not stuck in Article XIV trying to prove to the IMF they are ready for Article VIII.  That is why Article XIV is called “transitional” as they are suppose to be working diligently on any and all restrictions that may exist so they can move to Article VIII.  Allawi indirectly is trying to push the banking system forward with his comments asking for the auctions to end.  The CBI has no choice, either get in compliance and succeed in opening the banking system or status quo which is depleting the reserves and keeping investors from coming Iraq.   Changes must come soon.
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Breitling (Dinar Guru) -  I want to throw this out about the note count…these guys who are anti dinar and anti Vietnamese currency…on the Vietnamese currency they CORRECTLY said there’s too much currency in circulation.  That’s true…that’s the whole point.  That’s why we have to watch for them to reduce the note count.  Now with the Iraqi Dinar it’s completely opposite.  They are INCORRECT on reading the DM1 and DM2 interim report.  They need to get out [of dinar] if they think there is that much currency out there…It just happens to be equivalent to the country’s reserves?…There is simply NO reason to reduce the note count if they’re gonna pretend that they’re going to take the zeros off it. …There’s no reason to reduce the note count if they’re NOT going to add value to it.  Why would you do that?   So that’s the game.  If you see any country at all that mention or give out any information that says they’re reducing the note count…I’ll go buy the currency.  doesn’t matter who it is…if they are reducing the note count go buy the currency cause you’re going to make money.
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   [are they voting on amnesty law tue 23 aug?]  YES…AND THE DEBAATHIFICATION LAW AND A PLETHORA OF OTHERS ACCORDING TO THEIR AGENDA…
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mike (Dinar Guru) –    Article:  “National Coalition calls for reforms in the Central Bank“   Quote:    “Talib national coalition led by Iyad Allawi, the need to reform the central bank’s policy in the auction currency management and the dollar exchange rate in the market, expressing concern about the bank’s insistence to continue this policy.”   Allawi’s right, the auction’s are riddled with corruption. Wouldn’t it be something if the legislators in Iraq (that’s you, Allawi) charged, prosecuted and imprisoned those who are stealing from the auctions?  The IMF has already advised them to stay on the peg, without the legislation (think Allawi and the rest of the GOI) Iraq can’t move to the open market economy and get rid of the auctions. 
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Kaperoni (Dinar Guru) -    Article:   “Central bank: Print category 100 000 dinars , and we are waiting for official approval lowered into the market“   the CBI has stated on at least a few occasions the intent of the 50k and 100k.  We may not agree with it, but I don’t think we should argue with that explanation…the purpose is to create demand for the dinar and raise nearly 40 trillion dinars.  The 50k note which has been out for 6 months or more has not increased the money supply…compared to this time last year.  In other words, the CBI is doing what it said they would be doing (2-25k=1-50k).   …I do not think this is bad news at all.  In fact, this decision was made over a year ago and stated it was a step towards currency reform.  So, in fact, if it is a step, we are progressing towards our goal.  Don’t lose site that currency reform means raising the value and removing the larger notes.  This is a must for what Iraq needs to do moving forward.
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Backdoc (Dinar Guru) –    TOO MANY POSITIVE THINGS OCCURRING. I WISH I COULD SHARE CERTAIN THINGS BUT THEY ARE TOO SENSITIVE! …WHEN THINGS ARE THE WORST THEY ARE THE BEST! REMEMBER MY STUDY WINDOW, SEPT. 2ND TO MID OCTOBER!  VALUE IS LIKE WATER, IT WILL SEEK ITS LEVEL! THE RAIN IS ABOUT TO COME!
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -  THEY TASKED THEMSELVES AT BEGINNING OF 2015 …TO OVER THE COMING 24 MONTHS TO REDUCE THE AUCTIONS BY 75%…FROM JAN 1ST 2015 TO DEC 2015 THEY REDUCED BY 25%…FROM JAN 2016 TO JULY 2016 THEY REDUCED BY 24.9%…SO THEY HAVE ANOTHER 5 MONTHS AND ARE ON GOAL TO REACH THEIR 75% REDUCTION OVER 24 MONTHS…
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Breitling (Dinar Guru) -  again to do that [add value to the Dong] the same exact scenario that any country would have to do if they want to add value to their currency…they’re going to have to reduce the note countso there’s no difference between Vietnam, Iraq, United States, Russia…People are predicting that China is going to start sooner or later adding value to their currency…what’s that going to do is open up the door for Vietnam to add value because they can add value and compete against China at the same time….that’s where it’s coming from and again, you know the numbers are coming from the Vietnamese government…that hasn’t changed…what they need to compete on a global scale and to be able to have cheap labor and all that stuff they want to raise the value to about 2 or 3 cents…that’s it…that’s all they need.  In fact if they raise it any higher than that it might ruin the formula that they have to compete in the region so they’re not going to go too high.  [Post 2 of 2]
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Iraqi Dinar/Dollar auction (most recent listing) 08-23-16

Currency Auctions Announcement No. 3264

This daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 08-22-2016

The results were as follows:

DETAILS NOTES
Number of banks 31
Number of remittance companies 15
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1182
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 136,710,635
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 136,710,635
Total offers for selling (US$) —–

More: http://dinarupdates.com/blog/
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BGG (Dinar Guru) -   [Tuesday looks like parliamentarian issues are over. Where do we turn our eyes to = next?]  Not exactly – but moving more and more that direction…  [Amnesty and J&A?]  I just don’t agree fully with the “all good – all done” mentality… getting MUCH closer – to be sure…AND it’s not impossible these last few Parliament issues are on a separate track altogether…as in parallel and not interfering with one another… once the IMF and UN has whatever it is they are requiring (and there is something there) they make the next move (we are looking for) toward economic reform…BTW – currency reform is just one more step in the development of Iraq into a global trade partner they are looking for…which they very much appear to be on a fast-track towards.
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Kaperoni (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Central bank: Print category 100 000 dinars , and we are waiting for official approval lowered into the market“   Well, a 100,000 dinar note is going in the wrong direction in regards to opening the banking system for international commerce, freedom of movement of capital, achieving IMF Article VIII etc. and perpetuate a market economy. I believe this was discussed at the time of the release of the 50k and the CBI stated their was no need for the 100k.  That being said, if the notes are issued and are meant to reduce the physical notes (4-25k for 1-100k), then it may help draw the dinar out from under the mattresses. This all seems a bit late, since time is not on their side for such a plan anymore. They need to open the banking system, reform the currency and value, and invite international investment and investors to Iraq now. Such a move IMO is risky and unnecessary at this time and would cause further delays.
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Breitling (Dinar Guru) - …it’s not a prediction it’s what we are talking about in Vietnam itself…you know I would never just throw a number out there unless it’s something that the government has talked about or they proposed and they’ve always proposed they wanted to get it [dong] up to two cents…remember they are competing against China and geopolitics…that’s what creates the pace.  At the time when Vietnam talked about that they actually wanted to add a little value to the currency, well because of other politics that were going on in the region, China decided to start devaluing it’s currency and so it forced Vietnam to shelf adding value to the currency.  Well that’s off the table now…it’s not a prediction it’s what Vietnam wants…
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Urgent Abadi: The government approved a general amnesty law and we support and call on Parliament to approval

Abadi: The government approved a general amnesty law and we support and call on Parliament to approval
[Wayne-Baghdad] - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that “the Iraqi government approved a general amnesty law and we support and call on Parliament to approval” ..itba

Read More: http://www.dinarupdates.com/showthread.php?39541-Urgent-Abadi-The-government-approved-a-general-amnesty-law-and-we-support-and-call-o
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BGG (Dinar Guru) -   [In you opinion could this literally happen any at time as in today...or are there more benchmarks to look for such as lower denoms or critical dates?]  here’s my take…with the recent WB/IMF/UN oversight in Iraq – things are changing rapidly - security, political, economic – these things Maliki should have been working on 8 years ago – they are getting done NOW – at “warp speed”…today – tomorrow?  I doubt it…soon?  [ill take soon.]  Not impossible – but the next however long looks VERY, VERY promising…
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BGG (Dinar Guru) -   [It seems like so many things like Mosul , corruption , parliament , etc. are coming together ... many have said things.will happen all at once ... do you see this as a coincidence?]  I do not see those items as coincidence… THESE ITEMS ARE THE STORY. IMHO. Not getting into date and rate here – I’m just saying - the progress is stunning AND… it surely leads to the step we are all interested in…the point of currency reform the includes a change in the value of the IQDHowever, I make this point again…currency reform – value change…what we are after…is just one of the steps they will likely take in the whole process of economic reform and full reintegration with the world’s financial systemsthis whole process is playing out PLAINLY – before our VERY EYES…Things are VERY, VERY exciting lately.
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SteveI (Dinar Guru) -   I think things are extremely positive…Now we watch Mosul return to being free followed by controlling the borders, then watch Iraq explode economically and globally. Sit back and let it come to you, and it surely will when they are ready. I think they are ready or almost ready.  Remember, if I thought there was even a slight chance of this not happening I would simply…move on. Good times ahead!
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Iraqi Dinar/Dollar auction (most recent listing) 08-22-16

Currency Auctions Announcement No. 3264

This daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 08-22-2016

The results were as follows:

DETAILS NOTES
Number of banks 31
Number of remittance companies 15
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1182
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 136,710,635
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 136,710,635
Total offers for selling (US$) —–

More: http://dinarupdates.com/blog/
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mike (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Front reform: we will vote unanimously to dismiss Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi”   Quote:   “MP for the Reform Front, Mohammed Chihod, on Friday, that the Front will vote on the dismissal of Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, a unanimous vote after no conviction Bojobth.”   For sure, there are two groups vying for control of Iraq right now, those who want to maintain the status quo and the other wants change. So far we’re at a stalemate, especially now that Tariq Harb is saying Mahmood can’t be forced out, but hopefully the good guys come out on top.  The judiciary is going to be even more important pretty soon, the investigative teams and UN can find all the evidence against the corrupt but in the end, Iraq needs a functioning judiciary to charge, prosecute and imprison those who are guilty. Right now, with Mahmood in, they don’t have that. IMO.
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tlm724 (Dinar Guru) -  Article: “we seek to secure financial alternatives for the sustainability of the services“    yep…we don’t want Iraq to get even a lil bit comfortable with oil prices inching up. They need a permanent contingency plan for now and the future to be able to generate income away from oil!
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -  Article:  “Iraq: 21 international investigators to examine the prime ministers of corruption files“   Quote:  “the 21 international investigators will arrive in Baghdad at the end of this month to start an investigation into financial corruption files, based on a memorandum of understanding signed by the Iraqi government with the United Nations last week...”    SO…ANYONE IN NEED OF ANSWERING THE SOMETIMES RHETORICAL QUESTION AS TO WHY MALIKI AND SOME OF THE WHALES RESPONSIBLE FOR SO MUCH THEFT…CORRUPTION AND DAMAGE TO IRAQ & ITS PEOPLE ARE STILL WALKING AROUND AND NOT YET BROUGHT TO JUSTICE….HERE IS YOUR ANSWER…JUSTICE SOON AWAITS…THE CHARGES AWAITING MALIKI ALONE ARE OVER 4 PAGES LONG… THIS IS HUGE…HUGE…ABADI IS A GENIUS…
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) –    [...I would think to pay foreign contractors their would need to be some sort of rate established.]  THERE DOES…AND MORE IMPORTANTLY WHY THE IMF TASKED THEM TO OVERHAUL THEIR CREDIT REGISTRY AND RISK ASSESSMENT PROCESSESNEED TO BE READY FOR THE INVESTMENT WHALES.
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Kaperoni (Dinar Guru) -   Article quote:  ”…the US panel competent to combat financial intelligence department personnel discovered 300 banking company and money transfer and 6 suspicious Iraqi banks operate offense laundering financial aid, noting that the committee has reached Baghdad…”  IMO, time is of the essence to activate the banking system.  That being said, this committee is there to clean up the mess so reforms can proceed.
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Aggiedad77 (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Economic parliamentary: the decision to adopt $ 35 for a barrel of oil in the budget of 2016 is a given right”  Quote:   “…the government consulted with the International Monetary Fund and made a decision to reduce the price of oil per barrel in the 2016 budget from 45 to $ 35 for control of the state requirements, as the 2016 budget of 105 trillion dinars reduced to 90 trillion dinars to control the deficit.“   What I find encouraging about this article is the fact that they are seeking consultation from the IMF with what to do regarding their budget…lean on the knowledge of others who run far bigger entities in the world.
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Parliament went to resolve points of contention in the Justice and Accountability Law Tuesday“ A & J LAW VOTE ON TUESDAY [&] THE GENERAL AMNESTY LAW…LOOKS LIKE BOTH WILL BE VOTED ON TUESDAY THE 23RD..THE 2 BIGGEST LAWS OF NATIONAL UNITY & RECONCILIATION… 2 FOR THE PRICE OF 1 AND THEY ARE HUGE…VERY IMPORTANT.
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   ...IRAQ IS GOING TO HAVE AN INVESTMENT SERVICES COMPLEX TO ACCESS AND UNDERSTAND THE SERVICES OFFERED TO INVESTORS INCLUDING INTEGRATED SERVICES ACCESS TO GOV’T AGENCIES IN ONE PLACE…1 STOP SHOPPING AND INVESTOR SERVICES ACCESS!…THAT IS AWESOME!!
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firefly (Dinar Guru) -    Article quote:  “He predicted the financial advisor to the Prime Minister that “the budget deficit in 2017 up to about $ 18 billion,”  stressing that “the budget was drawn according to what has been agreed upon with the International Monetary Fund.“   Now this is Saleh talking!  Abadi’s Financial advisor.  This is worth repeating:  “the budget was drawn according to what has been agreed upon with the International Monetary Fund.”  Remember, the IMF’s role is preparations for countries through Article IV meetings.   …we are watching the play in the front row seats!
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Iraqi Dinar/Dollar auction (most recent listing) 08-21-16

Currency Auctions Announcement No. 3263

This daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 08-21-2016

The results were as follows:

DETAILS NOTES
Number of banks 29
Number of remittance companies 15
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1182
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 137,455,469
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 137,455,469
Total offers for selling (US$) —–

More: http://dinarupdates.com/observer/
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tman23 (Dinar Guru) -   IMO…Ernest and Young are to be close to finishing setting up the 2 state banks near End of October… October is when the WB and IMF funds are scheduled to be released to Iraq… October is when we will see the liberation of Mosul… Basically…The CBI will have 60 days to the first of the year to introduce and educate citizens on the lower denoms… WE should begin to hear tons of chatter on the subject mid to late September.
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   …THE REAL TELLING NUMBER IN THE RELEASED 2017 BUDGET DATA…FOR THE FIRST TIME THEIR GDP IS UNDER 90% OIL RELIANT REVENUES…THAT MEANS THEIR NON OIL REVENUE STREAMS LIKE CUSTOMS TARIFFS…ELECTRICITY & TELECOMMUNICATION TAXES…NATURAL GAS…LNG AND CONDENSATE AND OTHER EXPORT PRODUCTS ARE MAKING IRAQ LESS OIL RELIANT THAN THEY HAVE EVER BEEN…AND THE DIRECTION THE 3 LETTER AGENCIES WANT TO SEE THEM GO…
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BGG (Dinar Guru) -   [lots of news...just cant believe how much has been going on in Iraq!]  I can’t believe it either.  In fact, one has to wonder when that “tipping point” is…when so much is done, so much is accomplished, their economy is in such a state the “grossly undervalued” price of the Dinar is doing them considerable economic harm…there was a time the currency imbalance worked for them – however, I think they are nearing this place where they would like it to be “upped”…The flip side of Iraq wanting their currency “upped” – is they aren’t the ones with the ultimate say…which brings us back to the IMF/UN being in such critical advisory roles. Iraq’s GOI has BEEN ON FIRE to get their democracy righted since January… what changed? IMF/UN oversight… there has to be some carrot…
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Urgent: Dumping millions of leaflets and the Iraqi media to herald the end of Mosul Daesh

Throwing millions of publications and the Iraqi media to herald the end of Mosul Daesh

[Oan- Baghdad]  - Threw threw the air force planes millions of publications and media on the Iraqi ailing swimming areas and ] advice Mosul city center herald the end of the population Daesh terrorist gangs.

A statement by the cell media Harbi received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that the publications “tell the citizens that Daesh gangs has ended and lived her last days and they prepare to welcome the hordes of liberation for the elimination of all these criminal terrorist gangs”.

Read More: http://www.dinarupdates.com/showthread.php?39354-Urgent-dumping-millions-of-leaflets-and-the-Iraqi-media-to-herald-the-end-of-Mosul-Da
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Frank26 (Dinar Guru) -   the Financial Committee met two days ago with the CBI…It is important…that you understand that this meeting…IOO was…the very first time…the Finance Committee actually met with the CBI…and they talked about the IQD…their currency…their currency’s true rate…and about the exchange rate about their currency… Abadi said the new budget is going to reflect the lifting of the 000’s from our exchange rate.  …so…are you guys done?   …CBI…we’ve been ready for a long time…we’ve been waiting for security…we’ve been waiting for terrorism to go away…we’ve been waiting for corruption to go away within us and the GOI…I think we are ready…Dr. Shabibi said that the next budget will reflect the new numbers of these meetings….I don’t know what the rate will be…I don’t even know when they are going to do this…but I do know that these are the things they are saying to us.   [post 3 of 3]
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Frank26 (Dinar Guru) -   Abadi has removed many corrupt ministers… with the help of these agencies…and in fact just recently he replaced five of them and there are more to come…some of them are called technocrats…wiser… smarter people…more honest people that actually want to do something for…Iraq.  Allak has been holding the proxy position as the governor of the Central Bank of Iraq…and…Abadi and Dr. Shabibi IMO…were busy selecting the governor of the CBI…besides the ministers…the proxy governor of the CBI is about to be replaced…IMO Allak’s replacement is already on the plane.   [post 2 of 3....stay tuned]
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Frank26 (Dinar Guru) –    Mosul is what we look at right now…through the eyes of the United Nations, the WTO, and the United States of America…The IMF suggested to the country of Iraq that you should float your currency…and that you should enter the international world in the first half of the year and we will take you there in 2016…and that you should remove corruption from the CBI and the GOI…and the UN and the coalition forces will help you remove the corruption of ISIS and DAASH in your country. As we sit on top of a very big mountain right now and look down upon the scenery below us…we see these things accomplished…and as we get closer and closer we are seeing that many things are accomplished.   [post 1 of 3....stay tuned]
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DU NEWS RECAP by RCookie

SATURDAY AUGUST 21st, 2016

PARLIAMENT

PARLIAMENT LEGAL ASSERTS DRAFT AMNESTY LAW COVERS NOT ONLY IRAQI CITIZENS PRISONERS & CONVICTS…COALITION FORCES POLITICAL BLOC MP MASHHADANI STATES GENERAL AMNESTY WILL PASS A HEARING IN PARLIAMENT ON MONDAY AND BE PUT TO VOTE…NATIONAL ALLLIANCE MP ASSERTS ACCOUNTABILITY AND JUSTICE LAW WILL BE PRESENTED FOR VOTE ON TUESDAY 23RD AFTER ALL CONTENTIOUS ARTICLES AGREED UPON AND HAVING ALREADY RECEIVED ITS 2ND READING…IRAQI CABINET APPROVES 26 BILLION IQD ALLOCATION & DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS FOR GENERAL SERVICES UPGRADE PROJECTS IN WASIT AND DIWANIYAH…PARLIAMENT LEGAL ASSERTS REDUCTION OF HOUSE MEMBERS DOES NOT REQUIRE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT…INTEGRITY REJECTS CRIMES OF CORRUPTION INCLUSION IN GENERAL AMNESTY LAW…ABADI SPOKESMAN SABRI ASSERTS THAT ABADI WILL RELEASE NAMES FOR REMAINING 3 CABINET POSITIONS IN THE NEAR TIMES…ABADI OFFICE SPOKESMAN ANNOUNCES THE ARRIVAL OF 21 INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATORS TO BAGHDAD BY END OF AUGUST TO BEGIN INVESTIGATING FINANCIAL CORRUPTION FILES AS PART OF MoU WITH UNITED NATIONS AFTER SERIOUS EFFORTS BY POLITICAL BLOCS TO INTERCEPT THIS ACTION & INFLUENCING JUDICIARY AND INVESTIGATIVE ACTIONS TO QUESTION IMPORTANT FIGURES BY INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS 19 WESTERN 1 ARAB 1 JORDAN BEING GIVEN FULL ACCESS & FREEDOM RTO REVIEW RELEVANT DOCUMENTS OF THE CBI & FINANCIAL INSPECTORS OFFICE IN PURSUIT OF $361 BILLION IN MISSING STATE FUNDS FROM 2004-2014, AND COVERING ALLAWI, JAFAARI AND MALIKI REGIMES AND RELATED MINISTERS AND INCLUDE THOSE CURRENTLY RESIDING OUTSIDE OF COUNTRY…

Read More: http://www.dinarupdates.com/blog/
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mike (Dinar Guru) –    ...they’ll get this open market economy up and running and the country will prosper or they won’t and in a short time they won’t be able to make payroll for the 4 million plus state employees and then all hell is going to break loose. They say necessity is the mother of all inventions and I’m hoping this applies to Iraq as well. Iraq needs to course correct in a big way for it’s own political and sovereign survival. The investment is still a good one…even if the currency goes to a quarter it’s still a 25,000% increase in your investment… All we’re waiting for is the political will for real change…IMO.   [post 2 of 2]
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mike (Dinar Guru) -   Until Iraq develops the political will for change, things will be the same two years from now as well…here’s the thing, they can’t afford to continue the way they’ve always done things. The financial crutch and foundation for this corrupt nation has all but evaporated. Oil will not save the day for Iraq and it’s corrupt leadership anymore. The reserves, or the nation’s safety net, is eroding at an alarming rate and in a short time there won’t be enough money to borrow to keep this country afloat.  Two things will happen in Iraq… [post 1 of 2....stay tuned]
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Bruce (Dinar Guru) -   …we talked about the Amnesty Law having been passed and gone through and been put into the Gazette?  Evidently there’s five parts to that Amnesty Law. Three …of the parts have been passed and gone through and are in the Gazette.  There may be two more aspects to it that might…go through the weekend. We don’t believe that these two aspects of the Amnesty Law…will hold anything up or is something that we’re waiting to have happen.   I will say this, looking at this thing from my perspective; it appears we are coming down to the wire.  It appears this is to go between now and the weekend. I’m not going to name dates. I’m not going to name days.  I’m excited about how close we are.

BGG ~ COMPLETE B.S. ARTIST!!

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wmawhite (Dinar Guru) -   Article  “Iraq is Back in Business, According to Wyndham Group“  Quote:  “…the Wyndham Hotel Group will be building two new hotels in Najaf before 2018, a secure southern town that sees huge influxes of religious pilgrims.“  do you think that they just thought of this today?  Really…they have been looking at these projects for YEARS!
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   Article:   “Anbar governor reveals an agreement to build a modern, commercial city in Habbaniyah“  ANOTHER CITY…THIS ONE A MODERN COMMERCIAL CITY IN ANBAR WITH A CONSORTIUM OF PRIVATE SECTOR COMPANIES FROM THE US AND SOUTH KOREA.  THE STATEMENTS IN THAT ARTICLE ARE PROFOUND AND SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE LEVEL OF GLOBAL CONFIDENCE IN IRAQ’S ECONOMIC PRESENT & FUTURE…JUST TRY AND GRASP THE SCOPE AND MAGNITUDE OF THIS PROJECT…THE LARGEST DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IN ALL OF IRAQ. TO BUILD A MODERN COMMERCIAL CITY OVER 10 YEARS STARTING 2017 SPANNING 40 MILLION SQUARE METERS (15.5 SQ MILES)15.5 SQUARE MILES WORTH OF DEVELOPMENT SPACE…ANYONE HERE UNDER THE IMPRESSION THE INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT COMMUNITY LACKS CONFIDENCE IN IRAQ AND ITS INSTITUTIONAL STABILITY…NOT!  …AND THE FACILITATORS OF THIS ANBAR PROJECT ARE THE UNITED STATES AND SOUTH KOREA…
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firefly (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Presented Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, a draft 2017 budget law to the Council of Ministers.”  Now this is interesting, wonder when the deadline is to approve it? And why talk about it in August!  Why would they want it completed in Sept?  The numbers are mind boggling.  Follow the money folks!
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Iraqi Dinar/Dollar auction (most recent listing) 08-18-16

Currency Auctions Announcement No. 3262

This daily currency auction was held in the Central Bank of Iraq on the 08-18-2016

The results were as follows:

DETAILS NOTES
Number of banks 31
Number of remittance companies 15
Auction price selling dinar / US$ 1182
Auction price buying dinar / US$ —–
Amount sold at auction price (US$) 141,350,848
Amount purchased at Auction price (US$) —–
Total offers for buying (US$) 141,350,848
Total offers for selling (US$) —–

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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -  Article quote:   “Amnesty bill does not reveal a clear philosophy in dealing with the crimes covered by the amnesty, and the crimes are excluded from it.“   THIS PIECE GIVES YOU EVERYTHING ABOUT AMNESTY LAW BACKGROUND HISTORY UP TO TODAY THAT YOU COULD ASK FOR…THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY COMPLEX LAW…WITH FAR REACHING CONSEQUENCES THAT WILL IMPACT THEIR SOCIETY FOR A LONG TIME…FROM TORTURE…TO TERRORISM…TO FAKE DIPLOMAS & COUNTERFEITING…THE APPEAL PROCESS AND IMMUNITY… AND CAN OBVIOUSLY SEE WHY IT HAS TAKEN SO MUCH TIME AND ELICITS SUCH DEBATE FROM SO MANY ANGLES BIG…BIG…ISSUES …THEY ONLY HAVE ONE SHOT AT IT…
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Frank26 (Dinar Guru) -   [Last week you stated the fiscal year for Iraq is October to September, but...you changed that to say Iraq's fiscal year has always been January to December. So has the time frame now changed from September/October to December, 2016 or even possibly the beginning of 2017...Would you mind clarifying this?]  Said does NOT have to be that long…Said they are way ahead of schedule…Said all of M. E. is always on a Financial Year…Said all has to happen BEFORE they enter 2017…They will launch their 2017 Budget on 1/1/17 as they and the ME ALWAYS DO…As the 2017 Budget comes to life with a new rate in September of 2016…IMO.
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rcookie (Dinar Guru) -   Article:  “Ministry of Finance: the adoption and the wills of oil by 90% in 2017 budget“   Quote:  “The Ministry of Finance next month of September, the date for the completion of the state budget for the year 2017…”   …SO IN ATTACKING THE FORMATION OF THE 2017 BUDGET…ZEBARI ANNOUNCES THAT IRAQ BUDGET 2017 DEPENDS ON OIL SALES BY LESS THAN 90% FOR THE 1ST TIME IN SEVERAL DECADES…AND WILL BE COMPLETED BY END OF SEPTEMBER.  THEY HAVE CHANGED THE IMPETUS OF THEIR ECONOMY…AND WILL ONLY CONTINUE TO IMPROVE & PROSPER…AND OBVIOUSLY EARNED THE RESPECT…CONFIDENCE AND STABILIZATION THE 3 LETTER AGENCIES ARE FORECASTING RELEVANT TO THE STRONG GROWTH IN GDP AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT NUMBERSTALK ABOUT PROGRESS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
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Jubouri eager to proceed with plans to speed up reform and enactment of important laws


The head of the House of Representatives, Salim al keen House of Representatives to proceed with plans to speed up reform and enactment of important laws.

A statement by the Information Office of the President of the Parliament received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the “al-Jubouri, received in his office on Tuesday, the US congressional delegation headed by Democratic Senator Corey Booker and his accompanying delegation,” Mnohna as “During the meeting, research in developments in the political and security landscape on the local scene, as well as the regional situation and its implications, especially with regard to the war on terror dossier. ”

The statement noted that “the meeting, they discussed the displaced file and the conduct of the legislative work and the role of the House of Representatives to speed up the enactment of important laws.”…

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ADMINBILL (Dinar Guru) -   WHAT NEWS I HAVE RECEIVED IS GOOD.  EVEN THE POSTS FROM FRANK, DELTA AND OTHERS POINT TO GOOD THINGS HAPPENING.  CONTINUE TO BE DILIGENT AS WE NEAR THE RELEASE…
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wmawhite (Dinar Guru) -   Remember, the size of the notes in a marketplace is reflective of the price of goods in the marketplace. In order for the lower denominated notes to be used in the marketplace is for the prices to have decreased enough for them to be used.  With Iraq still importing 85% of its goods, those prices in the marketplace will lower once the value of the currency buying them increases in value significantly.  Those goods are imported today with the USD. Those prices will not be brought down in price importing them with a currency less valuable than a dollar.
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Adam Montana (Dinar Guru) -   [If we would see a RV in October 2016, do you believe it would be at the once mentioned rate of .10 cents.]  Depends on oil prices. If it starts spiking, which is very possible, then yes I think 10 pennies or even higher.  If oil is hovering around $50, but we see the HCL, then I’d look for 5-10 cents.
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DU NEWS RECAP by RCookie

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10TH, 2016

GENERAL

GOLD AT 219,00 IQD TO THE WEIGHT…AUCTIONS AT $150 MILLION…ZEBARI PRESIDES OVER ECONOMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE ALONG WITH CBI GOVERNOR & CHAIR OF INVESTMENT AUTHORITY & INDUSTRY MINISTRY MEETING TO DISCUSS WINTER STRATEGY FOR BAGHDAD SERVICES PROJECTS WATER, SEWERAGE AS WELL AS PRIVATE SECTOR MEDICINE AND INDUSTRY…ABDUL BARI ZEBARI ELECTED TO PARLIAMENT FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN…JAFAARI ANNOUNCES ESTABLISHMENT OF FOREIGN CONSULS IN BASRA PROVINCE INCLUDING US, RUSSIA, KUWAIT, IRAN AND EGYPT FOR ECONOMIC & POLITICAL FACILITATION…NORWAY ANNOUNCES TOTAL RECONSTRUCTION SUPPORT TO IRAQ $10.6 MILLION FOR 2016…

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rcookie (Dinar Guru) –    Article:  “Iraqi delegation in Cairo to take advantage of the experience of the Egyptian Investment Authority  ADDING 488 IRAQIS HAVE BEEN TRAINED IN THE PROGRAM IN THE INVESTMENT… INSURANCE… STOCK EXCHANGE…AND CAPITAL MARKET AREAS AND GREETED BY THE 18 MEMBER IRAQI DELEGATION OF GOV’T AGENCIES & NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR IRAQI INVESTMENT… AND NOTES IRAQ IS RANKED 25TH IN COUNTRIES INVESTED IN EGYPT… COMPRISED OF 3324 COMPANIES WORTH 492 MILLION AND OVER 4000 EMPLOYEES IN ALL SECTORS…   WOW!!  WHO IS THE MOST INTERESTED IN SETTLING OF DISPUTES BETWEEN BUSINESSES AND COUNTRIES… HANDLING TRADE DISPUTES BETWEEN PARTIES AND NATIONS…  IT IS 1 OF THE FINAL STEPS FOR WTO ACCESSION.
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Adam Montana (Dinar Guru) -   [do you think that there is any chance that once the RV is started  that they will try to "cheat us" out of a fair share of the RV?]   Nope. I understand your concern and where you are coming from, but it would be “RV Suicide” to try to steal from those that they need to support them. Basically, you’re alluding to an “in country” RV. I don’t have any fears of that happening.
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Breitling (Dinar Guru) -  …They’ve kind of accelerated what it is they want to do.  That’s why you’re seeing a lot of articles coming out talking about retiring notes and stuff like that.  It’s not the CBI itself.  Remember how I follow the laws of Iraq.  It’s the parliament, the ministry of Planning, the ministry of Finance and then the CBI…if you have those 4 talking about it in THAT order then it means something.  What are the numbers.  Who’s passing the law…that’s what I want to know.  The CBI said they were going to add value to the currency.  The ministry of planning said they were going to add value to their currency.  The minister of Finance said we are going to add value to the currency.  Parliament said we are going to add value to the currency.  The IMF is on board so Iraq can add value to their currency…If you don’t understand this part of it, it’s tough to follow.  How do you do it?  The numbers are there.  It’s not an opinion.  [Post 2 of 2]
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