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Clare » February 26th, 2023

Association of Iraqi Banks: Dealing in the Chinese yuan may provide the possibility of reducing import costs

February 25, 2023

Advisor to the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, Safwan Qusay, confirmed that dealing in the Chinese yuan may provide the possibility of reducing import costs.

Qusai said that there is a possibility to reduce import costs in cooperation with Iraqi merchants and dealing in the Chinese yuan.

He pointed out that the US Federal Reserve raised the interest rate more than once during the current and past years, but the price of the Chinese yuan is fixed against the dollar, indicating that the official rate is 7.15 yuan per dollar, while the commercial rate is less than that, and it is preferable to Merchants buy the yuan at the official rate, and remittances allow them to obtain it at a higher price than the commercial rate.

He added: It seems that the Central Bank realized the need of traders for foreign currency, not only the yuan, but also the euro, the dollar and the Japanese yen in a direct way, and in practice the performance of the dinar will improve when informal trade moves to regular trade.


And he went on to say that the next step is to switch to the system of receivable credits, where there is the possibility of releasing funds and transferring them before the arrival of goods to Iraq, which is a new window for not delaying the arrival of funds to suppliers, and thus burdening them with additional burdens.

He noted that the transfer of demand for the dollar from the parallel market to the official market by regulating trade and controlling border crossings will gradually allow controlling the exchange rate of the dollar in the parallel market, expressing his belief that approving the 2023 budget will allow this as well.

And he indicated that the value of the dollar is increasing globally due to the interest rate hike and the US Federal Reserve’s attempt to control inflation, and the problem in Iraq is that we have a fixed exchange rate for it, as well as a fixed price for the yuan, while there are currencies that change instantly with the dollar.

He explained that the Central Bank will consider, after controlling the exchange rate of the dollar in the balance market, by linking the price of the dinar to the dollar immediately and not at fixed prices.

In the form of cash transfer, the advisor of the Association of Private Banks saw that it would reduce the difference between the provinces and the Kurdistan region, because when there is a demand for dollars in Baghdad, monetary masses move from Kurdistan and vice versa, and therefore the limits of disparity are relatively few, but the difficulty of the transfer leads to a gap.   LINK

Henig » February 26th, 2023

Sudanese To The Delegations Participating In The 34th Conference Of The Inter-Parliamentary Union: Our Country Is Moving Strongly Towards An Independent Iraq



The Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, hosted on Saturday the delegations participating in the 34th Conference of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union.

According to a statement by his media office and received by Earth News, al-Sudani held a dinner in honor of the delegations participating in the conference hosted by the capital, Baghdad.

Al-Sudani expressed his “welcome to the participating delegations,” reiterating “Iraq’s orientation towards concluding constructive long-term development partnerships with brothers, in order to face challenges, in a way that achieves the interests of all brotherly peoples.”

“To the guests of the conference, our country has overcome the ordeal and is moving strongly towards an independent, stable, united and prosperous Iraq,” the prime minister said.  LINK

Source: Dinar Recaps

Henig » February 26th, 2023

World Bank promises easing in structuring the debt of troubled economies

Economy News – Baghdad

World Bank President David Malpass said in a meeting with the International Monetary Fund, India, China and other creditor countries on Saturday that the World Bank would “provide as much ease as possible in addressing debt” to struggling economies.


The comments come amid calls from China, the world’s largest bilateral creditor, for global lenders to reduce the value of loans to developing countries affected by the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile, the United States has repeatedly criticized China for being “slow” in relieving debt relief for dozens of low- and middle-income countries.

The World Bank is committed to providing positive net flows in a way that further facilitates the restructuring process,” Malpass said at a meeting on global sovereign debt in Bengaluru, India, on the sidelines of the G20 Financial Leaders’ Meeting.

“We will provide as much facilitation as possible to tackle debt.”

Malpass also said he referred to the “constructive statements” of China’s deputy governor at Friday’s G20 meeting that “gave room to move forward” in settling debt issues.

Reuters reported earlier this month that India, the current G20 chairman, was drafting a proposal for G20 countries to help debtor countries by asking lenders to significantly reduce loans.     LINK

Source: Dinar Recaps


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