Kaperoni – Dinar Guru     … “Anybody who researches this investment will know the IMF is the trustee of the CBI. They took control in 2015. Therefore, and it is already been proven that the CBI does with the IMF tells them to do. So one only has to go read the Article IV consultation from a few years ago when Shabibi was preparing to transition. It is plan [plain ?] as day… 14. The de facto fixed exchange rate (that means peg) has served Iraq well. The authorities agreed that a stable nominal exchange rate provides a valuable anchor for inflation expectations in an uncertain environment, and intend to continue implementing this policy for the foreseeable future. In the medium term, staff encouraged the authorities to consider creating the conditions which would make possible a move to a more flexible exchange rate policy (they are talking about a float). Such flexibility could allow a predictable and gradual appreciation of the nominal exchange rate, triggered by strong oil revenues and the Balassa-Samuelson effect, to accommodate a possible real exchange rate appreciation while keeping domestic inflation lowIt does not get any clearer than this direct from the IMF. Not only is this the plan but this conforms to monetary policy…”

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