The Central Bank of Iraq sold over $801 million in hard currency to the US dollar last week.
According to the correspondent, the Central Bank sold $801,133,899 over the past week, with a daily average rate of $160,226,899. This is higher than the previous week’s total of $775,219,316.
The report shows that the highest sales were recorded on Thursday, with a total of 208,387,458 dollars, while the lowest sales were recorded on Sunday, with a total of 195,502,595 dollars.
During the past week, foreign remittance sales amounted to $854,800,397, which is an increase of 83% compared to cash sales of $141,640,000.
According to Mrasna, the sales were made in the form of cash and transfers abroad to finance foreign trade. The selling price of the amounts of documentary credits and international settlements for electronic cards was 1,305 dinars per dollar, while the selling price of the amounts of transfers abroad and the cash selling price was 1,310 dinars per dollar.