CBI intends to produce coins sometime in 2014, larger banknotes proposed

Posted: November 23, 2013 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics
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Central bank: we will produce next year, the currency (50) thousand dinars and small coins in Arabic and Kurdish

Revealed the CBI, on Friday, expressed his intention to issue coins denominations are small, indicating that those currencies, which may be issued sometime in the next year, will be written in Arabic and Kurdish, confirming the presence of a proposal for issuing Banknotes large value of fifty thousand dinars.

The governor of the Central Bank and the Agency Abdel Basset Turki said in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The Central Bank is currently working in accordance with the tables and under the supervision of specialized committees to issue new coins with large groups.”

And between Turkish that “the largest group of coins that are available now are the (25) thousand dinars and the purchasing power it does not exceed $ 23, so there is more of a proposal to the Central Bank, to put coins larger than the existing, such as issuing currency up to (50) thousand dinars. ”

He Turkish that “the central bank is also working on a version of small coins, the lack of these categories that facilitate the process of dealing and purchase between the citizen and the Iraqi market, which was dealing with the central bank,” noting that “Coins small will be in Arabic and Kurdish.”

It is noteworthy that the Iraqi Central Bank was established as a bank independent under the law issued on the sixth of March 2004, as an independent body, which is responsible for maintaining price stability and the implementation of monetary policy, including exchange rate policies are being daily sessions for buying and selling currencies.



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