Today the central bank sells $ 139 million

2016/8/14 14:51

[Oan- Baghdad]

It sold the Central Bank of Iraq, on Sunday, at the opening of the weekly auction for the sale of foreign currency of $ 139 million.

According to a statement of the bank, the agency received all of Iraq [where] a copy of "The size of the amount sold today reached 139 million, 81 thousand, and $ 198, priced at 1182 dinars exchange rate against the dollar, and with the participation of 29 banks and 16 companies for the fiscal transfer."

The statement said, "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 1182 dinars per dollar."

He pointed out that "the amount of remittances and credits amounted to 112 million and 651 thousand and $ 198, while the quantity sold was 26 million in cash, and 430 thousand dollars."

The face of the Iraqi Central Bank, licensed banks and money transfer companies, broker for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies by reducing the quantities of all foreign selling of US dollar currency for those wishing to travel outside the country.

And select the bank to these entities, "the amount of $ 3000 sale instead of five thousand dollars for citizens wishing to obtain a dollar to cover their expenses abroad."

According to statistics of the Bank, it sold more than $ 18 billion in the auction for the sale of foreign currency since the beginning of this year 2016.