MOF Auctions

The Ministry of Finance is authorized under the "Public Debt Law" to issue obligations guaranteed by the government of Iraq. The Central Bank of Iraq, as fiscal agent of the Ministry of Finance is authorized to conduct auctions for government debt securities on behalf of the Ministry of Finance. The Ministry of Finance issues government debt securities to finance the government of Iraq, subject to the limits of the "Annual Budget Law".  

To achieve this financing objective, the Ministry of Finance determined a system and mechanism for government debt securities auctions that will be held periodically, with the results announced at 11 am in the morning after the close of the auction at 10 am.

Announcement Number (HY58) 21-Apr-2014

Auction number HY58 of government debt securities was a uniform price auction for IQD 500,000,000,000 par value of bills which  concluded on 21-04-2014.

Total public  IQD 343,850,000,000 Valid competitive bids totaled IQD 342,350,000,000 and valid non competitive bids totaled IQD1,500,000,000 and The cut off yield (the highest yield of a successful bidder) determined by auction was 7.00%.

Details (amounts in Iraqi Dinars) Notes
Securities Offered Discount
Total Offering 500,000,000,000
Total Public Bidding 343,850,000,000
Pricing Multiple
Term of Security (days) 182
Settlement Date 22-04-2014
Maturity Date 21-10-2014
Competitive Bidders 3
Winning Bidders 3
Total Non-Competitive Bids Awarded 1,500,000,000
Total Valid Competitive Bids 342,350,000,000
Total competitive Bids Awarded 342,350,000,000
Range of Yields  of Valid Competitive Bids [4.20%-7.00%]
Cut off Yield 7.00
Average Competitive Yield 5.10
Bids Received as % of Amount Offered 68.77

Details of the auctions

The schedule below for 182-day T-bill auctions is preliminary and subject to change.

Upcoming Auction Schedule

Announcement Number (Y8) 14-JUN-2010

Auction number Y8 of government debt securities was a uniform price auction for IQD 200'000'000'000 par value concluded on the 14-06-2010.

Total public biddng is IQD 110'000'000'000. Valid competitive bids totaled IQD 110'000'000'000 and valid non competitive bids totaled IQD 0'000. and the cut off yield (the highest yield of a successful bidder) determined by auction was 9.00%.

Details (amounts in Iraqi Dinars) Notes
Securities Offered Discount
Total Offering 200'000'000'000
Total Public Bidding 110'000'000'000
Pricing Uniform
Term of Security(days) 364
Settlement Date 15-6-2010
Maturity Date 14-6-2011
Competitive Bidders 2
Winning Bidders 2
Total Non-Competitive Bids Awarded 0'000
Total Valid Competitive Bids 110'000'000'000
Total competitive Bids Awarded 110'000'000'000
Range of Yields  of Valid Competitive Bids [5.40%-9.00%]
Cut off Yield 9.00

Bids Received as % of Amount Offered

55.0

Details of the auctions

Announcement Number (125) 28-DEC-2009

Auction number 125 of government debt securities was a uniform price auction for IQD 200'000'000'000 par value concluded on the 28-12-2009.

Total public biddng is IQD 201'000'000'000. Valid competitive bids totaled IQD 200'000'000'000 and valid non competitive bids totaled IQD 1'000'000'000. The cut off yield (the highest yield of a successful bidder) determined by auction was 5.50%.

Details (amounts in Iraqi Dinars) Notes
Securities Offered Discount
Total Offering 200'000'000'000
Total Public Bidding 201'000'000'000
Pricing Uniform
Term of Security(days) 91
Settlement Date 29-12-2009
Maturity Date 30-03-2010
Competitive Bidders 2
Winning Bidders 2
Total Non-Competitive Bids Awarded 1'000'000'000
Total Valid Competitive Bids 200'000'000'000
Total competitive Bids Awarded 199'010'000'000
Range of Yields  of Valid Competitive Bids [5.00%-5.50%]
Cut off Yield 5.50
Bids Received as % of Amount Offered 100.5

Details of the auctions

The schedule below for 91-day T-bill auctions is preliminary and subject to change.

Upcoming Auction Schedule

Note: all dates above are in DD-MM-YYYY