Iraqi Central Bank announced on Tuesday that sales of the dollar during 2017 rose by more than two billion dollars compared to last year.
The bank said in a statement received "Economy News", "sales of the dollar banks reached since the beginning of this year until today 9 billion and 481 412 000 and $ 851."
The bank said that "this amount is reduced from what it was on the same date last year in 2016 in which sales reached 7 billion and 233 542 000 and $ 467.
The bank pointed out that "the sale of the amounts transferred to accounts in banks abroad, and cash is 1190 dinars per dollar rate.
The governor of the central bank on the Keywords announced on the third of March 2015 that the new guidelines set by the bank is that the auction is no longer a daily window for operations for the sale of currency auctions, noting that the new mechanisms developed to sell this currency, especially that of its functions to provide currency for foreign trade.