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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:26 - Updated Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:26

BNA foreign currency sale drops

Luanda - The amount in foreign currency sold by the Banco Nacional de Angola (BNA) in the last seven days to cover various operations fell from Eur. 376.7 million to Eur. 143.7 million (Usd 160.5 million), Angop learned.

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Euro and US Dollar bills

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Of the amount above, Eur. 53.7 million went to cover productive sector spending and Eur. 25.6 million were released for various other sectors.  

Eur. 12.4 million went to cover operations in State’s ministries and organs, while Credit Letters took Eur. 12.2 million to meet the productive sector and foodstuffs imports. Eur. 9.2 million have gone for operations in the health sector.

Trips, family aid, education and health received Eur. 9.1 million while Credit Card spending absorbed Eur. 8.9 million and Bureaus of Exchange gripped Eur. 4.5 million.

Remittances operations absorbed Eur. 4.5 million, whereas Eur. 3.6 million went to cover operations in the power and water sector.

The average reference exchange rate for the American currency at weekend stood at Usd=Akz 166,742.

The average reference exchange rate for the European currency at weekend was Eur=Akz 186,296.

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