The Central Bank of Iraq’s foreign currency sales rose to $ 143.64 million on Sunday, compared with $ 137.98 million sold last Thursday, up $ 5.66 million, the bank said in a statement.
The Central Bank said in a statement that the exchange rate amounted to 1190 dinars per dollar in the auction held with the participation of 32 banks and 8 companies for financial transfer.
The bank said the sales were the result of the auction scheduled for Monday, explaining that the total sales for the day amounted to about 166.84 million dollars.
The volume of funds sold to strengthen bank balances abroad was about $ 143.1 million, while cash sales were estimated at $ 540,000.
The Central Bank said in a statement that the sale of the amounts transferred to the accounts of banks abroad is at the price of 1190 dinars per dollar, while the cash sale will be at the same price.