Iraqi News Highlights Saturday Afternoon 4-22-23
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The Prime Minister Congratulates Eid Al-Fitr: We Renew Our Commitment To Proceed With Building The State And Fulfilling The Aspirations Of Our People
Prime Minister Muhammad Shia’a Al-Sudani congratulated Eid Al-Fitr. Al-Sudani said in a statement: “We extend to our honorable people, our people and our citizens in all parts of our dear Iraq, our sincere congratulations and fragrant wishes on the occasion of the blessed Eid Al-Fitr.
He added, “On this occasion, we renew our commitment to our people, and with high determination, to move forward with building the state and meeting the aspirations of our people for development, well-being, and a free and dignified life. This will only be achieved by upholding the value of hard and dedicated work, which represents our means in serving Iraq and its people.”
Central Bank Sales Approaching One Billion Dollars In 4 Days
Economy News-Baghdad The Central Bank of Iraq’s total sales of hard currency to dollars rose during the past week to more than 900 million dollars.
The correspondent of the “Economy News” agency stated that the Central Bank sold during the past week, during the four days in which the auction was opened, the amount of 904 million and 354 thousand and 091 dollars, at a daily rate of 226 million and 88 thousand and 522 dollars, up by 2.26% from what was recorded in the week that followed. It preceded it, in which the sales rate reached 211 million and 156 thousand and 980 dollars.
He added that the highest dollar sales during the past week were on Tuesday, when sales amounted to 283 million and 45 thousand and 994 dollars, while the lowest sales were on Monday, when sales amounted to 127 million and 85 thousand and 570 dollars.
He pointed out that sales of foreign remittances amounted during the past week to 539,954,091 dollars, an increase of 32.51%, compared to cash sales, which amounted to 364,400,000 dollars.
He explained that sales went in the form of cash and transfers abroad to finance foreign trade, while the selling price of documentary credits and international settlements for electronic cards reached 1,305 dinars per dollar, while the selling price of remittances abroad and the cash sale price amounted to 1,310 dinars per dollar. https://economy-news.net/content.php?id=33738
Iraq Is Ranked 115 Among The Richest Countries In The World
Saturday 22, April 2023 13:48 | GeneralNumber of readings: 309 Baghdad / NINA / – Iraq ranked 115th among the richest countries in the world in terms of per capita GDP adjusted for purchasing power, according to the American Global Finance magazine.
The magazine stated in its latest report for the current month of April: “The 10 poorest countries in the world have an average per capita purchasing power of $1,380, while in the ten richest countries, the average per capita purchasing power is more than $50,000, and per capita purchasing power has grown by only $30.” in poor countries and more than $5,000 in high-income countries.
According to the magazine, “Iraq ranked 115th among the richest countries in the world out of 193 countries listed in the table,” indicating that “per capita GDP in Iraq amounted to 12.927 thousand dollars.”
Globally, according to the magazine’s report, Ireland ranked first in the richest countries in the world with a share of 145,196 dollars, followed by Luxembourg with a share of 142,490 thousand dollars, Singapore came third with a share of 133,895 thousand dollars, and Qatar fourth with a share of 124,848, while South Sudan bottomed the table and ranked 193rd with a share of $ 516, preceded by Burundi $891.
In the Arab world, Qatar ranked first and fourth in the world with a share of 124,848 thousand dollars, followed by the UAE second and 6th in the world, with a share of 88,221 thousand dollars, followed by Saudi Arabia third and 23rd in the world with a share of 64,836 thousand dollars, followed by Bahrain fourth and ranked 27th in the world with a share of 60,596 thousand dollars, followed by Kuwait fifth and ranked 53 in the world with a share of 53.037 thousand dollars, followed by Oman sixth with a share of 42.188 thousand dollars, and then Libya came seventh with a share of 24.559 thousand dollars.
The magazine added that Egypt came eighth with a share of 16.979 thousand dollars, followed by Algeria ninth with a share of 13.507 thousand dollars, then Tunisia tenth with a share of 13.270 thousand dollars, then Iraq comes in the 11th place, followed by Jordan in the 12th place in the Arab world and a share of 12.893 thousand dollars, while the table did not include both : Lebanon, Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine because there are no integrated official statistics in these countries./End
The Exchange Rates Of The Dollar On The Local Stock Exchange Today, Saturday
Saturday 22, April 2023 10:49 | EconomicalNumber of readings: 466 Baghdad / NINA /- The exchange rates of the dollar on the local stock market increased slightly today, Saturday.
The selling price was 144,000 dinars for one hundred dollars, and the purchase price was 142,000 dinars for one hundred dollars.
In the north, the selling price rose to 144,250 dinars for one hundred dollars, and the purchase price was 142,250 dinars for one hundred dollars.
In the south, the selling price reached 144,500 dinars for one hundred dollars, and the purchase price was 142,500 dinars for one hundred dollars. It is noteworthy that the central Kifah Stock Exchange in Baghdad closed last Thursday at 143,000 Iraqi dinars for 100 dollars, and on the Erbil Stock Exchange, the dollar also recorded a decline, as the selling price reached 143,250 dinars for every 100 dollars.
Foremost Among Them Is Iraq .. Iran: The Volume Of Trade Exchange With Neighboring Countries Amounted To Nearly 60 Billion Dollars
Posted On2023-04-22 By Sotaliraq 2023-04-22 The Committee on International Relations and Commercial Development of the Iranian Chamber of Industry, Mining and Commerce announced, on Saturday, that the volume of trade exchange between its country and 15 neighboring countries amounted to 58 billion and 843 million dollars during the past Iranian year (ending on March 20), usually Iraq is at the forefront of those countries.
Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency quoted the committee’s spokesman, Ruhollah Latifi, as saying: “Last year witnessed the exchange of nearly 96,767,117 tons of goods and merchandise between Iran and 15 neighboring countries, and this volume shows a growth of 4/14 percent compared to the year in which preceded by
He added that the non-oil trade between Iran and these countries last year witnessed the export volume exceeding the import volume, as the value of exports amounted to 30,537,406,659 dollars, while the value of imports amounted to 28,305,793,797 dollars.
Latifi also indicated that 52 percent of the volume of trade between Iran and these 15 countries is for non-oil trade, and that Iraq is at the forefront of importing countries from Iran, followed by Turkey, the UAE, Afghanistan and Pakistan. LINK
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