Saturday 01 November 2014
Qurtas News / Kirkuk
Bankers banking and shop owners in the city of Kirkuk province, said witness vogue small cash currency trading, as a result of the delivery staff to maintain a significant portion of their monthly salaries monetary currencies category "250" dinars.
Citizens and speaks in Kirkuk that small currency trading is not new but it has recently been active in Kirkuk, where he saw a remarkable turnout banking offices to buy the dollar.
Always the first victim of the employee
One North Oil Company officials said in Kirkuk for "Qurtas News", "you bought the paper from the category of $ 100 compared to 130 000 dinars, of the 250 class."
"I was forced, can not exchange this amount of salary in local markets."
Financial observers say that the banks are almost free of Kirkuk, cupboards, and two months after former staff salaries delivery.
Currency traders speculating
The problem now is the currency traders, big monopolize the currency, and the currency they buy small category of 250 dinars to increase the normal price for the disbursement of the dollar, for every $ 100, there are 130 000 dinars from a class of 250, this is the current speculation, according to observers.
The currency traders are also, or switch to deposit these amounts in government banks, after the dollar selling at higher prices than specified, investigators highly profitable.
N. C, a banker in the state-owned bank said for "Qurtas News", that "the bank has seen in the past two months, a high turnout for the deposit or switch large amounts of a class of 250 dinars."
He said the bank "we collect big money and replaced during the past sixty days, and we could not find out the reasons, but after our inquiry from a number of government officials who told us We have received amounts to quite a few of the 250 dinars category and we replace the dollar."
Fictional profits from the pockets of citizens
The owner said Ercan known banking office in Kirkuk for "Qurtas News", he had large amounts regardless of the dollar coin, and most of those who bought it owns the Iraqi currency of large groups, which have become rare trading.
"There is a huge demand in this period, I was surprised that most of the purchased currency has a huge Iraqi currency categories."
The dollar exchange rate against the dollar in Kirkuk. "$ 100 is equal to 121 000 dinars."
Eyewitnesses and staff for "Qurtas News", that "there are people who switched dollar versus a profit of at least 10 000 dinars due to the small currency switch for each $ 100 of the staff", and there are those who talked about the profit exceeded the 50 million dinars in one month.
There are no accurate statistics for the number of employees in Kirkuk, but they appreciate the thousands, Fsharkp NOC alone owns 16 000 employees and come Kirkuk Police Directorate secondly about 12 000 member, comes with breeding Kirkuk Thirdly, and other departments are estimated in the dozens.
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