Iraq News Agency

Central Bank of Iraq Auctions $160,499,164 in Jan

INA – Baghdad

The Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) currency auction on January 9 registered $160,499,164 in sales, a -5.48% volume decline from the US $169,796,500 sold by Iraqi Dinar, credit and transfer at the previous auction held on January 8.

The latest auction was attended by 45 banks and 9 remittance companies. The same institutions attended the auction held on January 9 compared to the previous auction.

Data for the January 9 auction was made public by CBI Announcement Number 3609.

Dollar sales in the in the period January 1, 2018 to January 9, 2018 saw an increase of -1% compared to the sales of US $0.8 billion in the same period in 2017. The total amount of US currency sold by CBI in the calendar year 2017 was US $15.7 billion.