CBI sales recorded, on Tuesday, in the auction for the sale of foreign currency declined to sell $ 157 million yesterday after it was $ 162 million.
According to a statement of the bank, "The size of the amount sold today reached 157 million, 930 thousand and $ 94, priced at 1182 dinars to the dollar exchange rate, with the participation of 25 banks and 22 financial company to convert."
He pointed out that "the amount of remittances and credits amounted to 135 million and 770 thousand and $ 94, while the quantity sold was 22 million in cash, and 180 thousand dollars."
The statement said that "the amounts transferred to the accounts of banks selling abroad is priced at 1190 dinars per dollar, and the cash sales price shall be the price of 1190 dinars per dollar."
The official document of the Finance Committee in Parliament revealed that the central bank sold the amount of the US dollar in the past year more than in 2015 and Iraq's imports of foreign currency obtained from the sale of crude oil in the same year.
The document showed that the country's oil revenues for the year 2015 amounted to $ 38 billion, while sales of the bank in the same year was more than $ 44 billion, a difference of more than five billion dollars, that is what sold Iraq of foreign currency more than its imports from them.