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A Slight Increase In The Exchange Rates Of The Dollar Against The Dinar

Economie| 11:40 – 05/02/2023   Baghdad – Mawazine News   Today, Sunday, the exchange rates of the dollar witnessed a slight increase in the local markets.  Selling price: 163,000 dinars per 100 dollars  Buying price: 162,000 dinars per 100 dollars

Central Bank Sales Of Foreign Currency Record 82 Million Dollars

Economy News-Baghdad   The Central Bank’s dollar cash sales rose at Sunday’s auction, at the expense of foreign transfers.

The correspondent of “Al-Iqtisad News” stated that “the central bank sold today, during its auction for buying and selling US dollars, 82 million and 134 thousand and 460 dollars, which the bank covered at a basic exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar.”

He added that most of the dollar sales went in the form of cash, amounting to 57 million and 400 thousand dollars, while the rest of 24 million 734 thousand and 480 dollars went to strengthening balances abroad in the form of (remittances, credits).

He pointed out that the banks that bought the cash dollar amounted to 18 banks, while the number of banks that met requests to strengthen balances abroad reached 14 banks, while the total number of exchange and mediation companies participating in the auction was 211 companies.

France Announces The Desire Of Its Companies To Invest In A Vital Field In Iraq

Reconstruction and building   Economy News / Baghdad   On Sunday, the Minister of Construction, Housing and Public Municipalities, Benign Rikani, called on French companies to participate in the implementation of service projects in Iraq.

In a statement on the sidelines of his meeting with the French ambassador to Baghdad, Eric Chevalier, and the regional director of the French Development Agency in the Middle East, Catherine Bono, Rikani said, “Deepening joint relations between the two friendly countries is an important matter, especially after the recent successful visit of Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa al-Sudani to Paris.” “.

He added,, “The ministry has many projects in the fields of roads and bridges, housing, water, and sewage, in addition to projects for the basic design of cities.”

For his part, the French ambassador expressed during the meeting “the desire of French companies to implement projects, especially in the water sector, as well as the support of the French Development Agency to finance projects, including the expansion and development of water networks in Mosul, and the heavy water treatment plant in Khalidiya in Anbar province.”

About 8 Million Barrels Of Iraq’s Oil Exports To America Within A Month

Economie| 09:29 – 05/02/2023   Follow-up – Mawazine News  The US Energy Information Administration announced, on Sunday, that Iraq’s oil exports to America amounted to about 8 million barrels last January.

The administration said in a table that “Iraq exported crude oil to America during the month of January last 7.874 million barrels, at a rate of 254 thousand barrels per day, down from December, in which Iraqi oil exports to America amounted to 8.928 million barrels, at a rate of 288 thousand barrels per day.” “.

And she added, “Iraq ranked fourth in its exports to America during the past month, after Canada, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia, and ranked second in the Arab world after Saudi Arabia, whose exports to America reached 15 million and 438 thousand barrels per day.”

Baghdad And Riyadh Are Discussing The Possibilities Of Economic Cooperation In Various Investment Fields

Economie| 12:27 – 02/05/2023  Baghdad – Mawazine News, Chairman of the National Investment Commission, Haider Makiya, and the Saudi ambassador to Baghdad, Abdulaziz Al-Shammari, discussed, on Sunday, the possibilities of economic cooperation between the two countries.

The commission stated in a statement, “The head of the National Commission for Investment, Haider Muhammad Makiya, met today with the ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Baghdad, Abdul Aziz Al-Shammari, and his accompanying delegation.”

She added, “The meeting discussed the progress of bilateral relations between the two countries and the possibilities of economic cooperation in various investment fields, in the interest of the two countries.”


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