Announced that the Economic Commission parliamentary, on Monday, its full support to action the Iraqi Central Bank for supporting the exchange rate of the dinar and the dollar selling in the auction, as well as planned on the removal of three zeros from the local currency, as he emphasized the central bank that monetary policy is controlled them completely and the presence of cover enough of the local currency , and expected increased dealing in Iraqi dinars, which necessitates the need to delete the zeros of it.
Committee Chairman Ahmed al-Alwani, in a press conference held today, attended by "Alsumaria News", on the sidelines of host committee for the Iraqi Central Bank Governor Sinan Shabibi, and his deputy, and a group of angel Advanced in the bank from the concerned auction dollar, the presence of a group of MPs interested in, "The Committee controls and support mechanisms adopted by the Central Bank to deal with the auction and keep the dollar exchange rate of the dinar and Iraq's wealth in hard currency, as well as planned on the removal of three zeros from the local currency. "
He said al-Alwani, that "the Committee highly appreciates the responsible attitude and outstanding efforts of the central bank governor and his staff on maintenance of public money and the wealth of Iraq," noting that "the Commission coordinate with the Central Bank out of its commitment to public money and the economy of Iraq, and because the correlation Bank of parliament according to the Constitution ".
The President of the Economic Commission parliamentary, that "the Commission was briefed on the steps diligent, scientific, transparent and serial, carried out by the central bank to control the exchange rate of the dinar and the preservation of hard currency," pointing out that "there are conditions and mechanisms in this regard to limit to deal with those involved only in dollars."
And witnessed the exchange rate of U.S. dollar in domestic markets has recently increased significantly against the Iraqi dinar, with varied price one dollar between 1221 to 1225 thousand Iraqi dinars, while the price was in 2011 the last of 1180 dinars to the dollar, especially after the tightening of international sanctions on Both systems Tehran and Damascus.
This has forced the bank to central intervention through a package of measures, particularly in the auction, organized to sell the dollar, has attributed the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in an interview for "Alsumaria News", the ninth of January last, high exchange rate of U.S. dollar in local markets Iraq, and rising sales to neighboring countries trade financing, noting that it will reflect negatively on Iraq's reserves of hard currency.
For his part, Iraqi Central Bank Governor, Sinan Shabibi, during a press conference held at Parliament House, said that "monetary policy and exchange rate of the dinar is controlled them completely," asserting that "there is a reserve or cover enough about great local currency to ensure that the march of the dinar to the importance of this in the dealings of investors and consumers, including the government. "
The Shabibi, that "the banking operations carried out by the Bank are subject to in-depth studies, serious, and take into account the uses of Currency and the need for a real-time and in the future," expected to "increase to deal in Iraqi dinars, which necessitates the need to delete three zeros from it."
The central bank governor, that "the process of deleting the zeros of the dinar, the current is very important to return to normal," as he put it.
The Central Bank of Iraq on the sixth of January, a rise in foreign currency reserves to $ 60 billion, for the first time in the history of Iraq, up from its reserves in 2010 had reached $ 58 billion.
The central bank held the Iraqi daily sessions for buying and selling foreign currencies with Iraqi banks that fund the traders from the private sector, excluding public holidays on which depends the World Bank for these auctions, and the sales either in cash, or in the form of money orders sold out for a commission of certain.
The Committee on the economy and investment representative, confirmed on 13 December 2011 from the past, they would consider deleting the zeros of the Iraqi currency, pointing out that the Iraqi Central Bank Governor and economists have made several proposals in this regard.
The Central Bank of Iraq announced, in (29 September 2011), that the year 2013 will see the deletion of zeros and currency exchange, stressing that the current currency formed a cluster of large cash estimated at 30 trillion dinars.
But an adviser to Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, Abdul Hussein Al-Anbuge, take it as (25 August 2011), to raise zeros from the currency is "the biggest corruption" in Iraq if it was during this period, and fall under the rubric of "tampering" economic, warning of " mafias currency "is preparing to rig the trillions of Iraqi dinars to replace them in the light of the upcoming changes.
He accused the Central Bank of Iraq, in (12 in September 2011), government bodies obstructing the monetary reform and vowed persecuting, blaming the authorities responsible for exposing the financial interests of the country to danger.
According to some economists that Iraq is ready for the time being to delete the zeros of the Iraqi dinar, pointing out that the deletion of zeros needed to stabilize the security and political as well as economic stability.
And declared the Iraqi Central Bank Governor, during a meeting of independent bodies with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, which took place in (19 June 2011), his willingness to create all supplies to replace the Iraqi currency.
The Central Bank of Iraq was established as a bank independent under the law issued on the sixth of March of 2004, as an independent body and is responsible for maintaining price stability and the implementation of monetary policy, including exchange rate policies and management Alahitattiyat foreign and issuance of currency management, as well as to regulate the banking sector financial system to promote a competitive and independent.