During the previous week, the Central Bank of Iraq sold more than one billion US dollars in hard currency at its auction.
According to a Shafaq News Agency correspondent, the Central Bank sold one billion and 146 million and 308 thousand and 909 dollars during the previous week and for the five days in which the auction was opened, at a daily rate of 229 million and 261 thousand and 781 dollars, which was higher than what it recorded last week, which was 997 million and 84 thousand and 686 dollars.
The largest dollar sales occurred on Thursday, when they totaled 214 million, 019 thousand, and 721 dollars, while the lowest sales were on Tuesday, when they totaled 195 million, 939 dollars.
According to our reporter, international remittance sales during the previous week totaled one billion, 007 million, 460 thousand, and 909 dollars, an increase of 86% over cash sales of 138 million, 840 thousand dollars.
He explained that the sales were made 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 was 1,305 dinars per dollar, and the selling price of transfers abroad and cash was 1,310 dinars per dollar.