BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Central Bank of Iraq’s (CBI) dollar sales went up to reach $178,617 million on Wednesday compared to $131 million in the last session.
The exchange rate reached to 1,166 Iraqi dinars for one dollar.
"The demand hit $9,425 million in cash, covered at an exchange rate of 1,179 Iraqi dinars per dollar, and $169,192 million in foreign transfers outside the country, covered at an exchange rate of 1,179 Iraqi dinars per dollar," according to a CBI news bulletin received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
None of the 18 banks that participated in today’s session offered to sell dollars.
The Central Bank of Iraq runs a daily auction from Sunday to Thursday.