MANDATE

The primary objectives of the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) is to ensure domestic price stability and foster a stable competitive market based financial system. The CBI shall also promote sustainable growth, employment and prosperity in Iraq.

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CurrencyCodeSellBuy
US dollarUSD1166.0001164.000
EuroEUR1280.8511280.211
British poundGBP1739.0891738.219
Canadian dollarCAD ---- -----
Swiss francCHF1218.3911217.782
Swedish kronaSEK137.448137.379
Norwegian kroneNOK149.057148.983
Danish kroneDKK171.493171.408
Japanese yenJPY9.7359.730
Special
Drawing Rights
SDR1622.6761621.864
Indicative rates - 26.03.2015
ECONOMIC DATA

Interest rates

CBI policy rate (valid from 1 Apr 2010) 6%
IQD 7 day deposit 4%
Primary credit facility 8%

Economic indicators

Core inflation (YoY): Nov. 2013 1.27%
Inflation (YoY):  Nov. 2013 2.70%
M2 growth (YoY): Sep. 2013 17.06%

2012 Forecasts
GDP - real growth rate 10.2%
Budget deficit/GDP 10.0%
Current account surplus/GDP 0.3%
Net foreign reserves  $67B
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