The central bank’s foreign currency sales fell during Wednesday’s auction to 159.43 million dollars, down from 163.23 million dollars on Tuesday, down 3.8 million dollars.
A statement by the Central Bank, “The exchange rate amounted to 1190 dinars per dollar, in the auction held with the participation of 39 banks, and 7 companies for financial transfer.”
The statement added that “these sales are the results of the auction scheduled, Thursday,” explaining that “the total sales of this day amounted to about 175.73 million dollars.”
He added that “the volume of funds sold to strengthen the bank balances abroad amounted to about 158.45 million dollars, while estimated cash sales amounts to 980 thousand dollars.”
He pointed out that “the sale of amounts transferred to the accounts of banks abroad at the price of 1190 dinars per dollar, while the cash sale will be at the same price.”