The Central Bank of Iraq sold today, Thursday, the highest amount of the dollar for the second day since it changed the exchange rate on December 19, 2020.
The total sales of the foreign currency auction of the bank today amounted to 218 million and 442 thousand and 159 dollars, after it reached 217 million yesterday.
The total sale for the purposes of strengthening balances abroad (transfers, credits) in today’s auction was 192 million and 92 thousand and 159 dollars, and the total cash sale was 26 million and 350 thousand dollars.
It is noteworthy that the Central Bank of Iraq decided on January 19 last to make a significant change in the dollar exchange rate, as follows:
1450 dinars per dollar, the purchase price of foreign currency from the Ministry of Finance.
1460 dinars per dollar, the price of selling foreign currency to banks.
1470 dinars per dollar, the price of selling foreign currency to the public.
The exchange rate of the dollar on the Baghdad Stock Exchange today, Thursday, reached 1530 dinars.