18 September 2019

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The currency exchange comes out of the shadow

According to the Central Bank of Uzbekistan, the population and economic agents continue to move from the informal to the official foreign exchange market.

In 2018, economic units bought $ 10.4 billion from banks, 1.5 times more than a year earlier. While individuals sold $ 2.7 billion to banks.

The main sources of foreign currency were economic entities’ export revenues and cross-border remittances of the population, - Central Bank reports.

By the end of the year, the exchange rate devalued by 2.7% compared with the beginning. During the year, its fluctuation between the minimum and maximum values ​​was 7.3%, with a minimum in August of 7,781 soums for a dollars and a maximum in December of 8,348 soums for a dollar.

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