Afghanistan Central Bank sells USD 30mn as Afghani slumps
Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB), Afghanistan’s central bank, has put USD 30mn on sale on Tuesday.
DAB requested qualified dealers and commercial banks who already have kept one million and five hundred thousand Afghanis as a guarantee with the Bank to participate in the bidding for the sale of the dollars.
Those dealers who have not paid the aforementioned guarantee amount to the central bank can pay it to the Bank a day before the bidding starts and can participate in future bids. Partial settlements are not allowed by the Bank and the bidders are required to submit their guarantee up front during the period specified by the Bank.
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