| 20 April 2024, Saturday |

Black dollar on the rise again.

The black dollar continues to be manipulated, in the absence of those concerned to put an end to this manipulation that controls the livelihood of the Lebanese, especially with regard to the prices of food commodities that are affected by the rise of the dollar without any justification.

It recorded this Wednsday morning, 29,200 Lebanese pounds for purchase and 29,100 pounds for sale.

Lately Banque du Liban renewed Circular No. 158, according to Intermediate Circular No. 626 addressed to banks, a decision that was taken under the pretext of (exceptional measures for the gradual payment of deposits in foreign currencies).

Under the renewal of Circular 158, the Central Bank amended some clauses, so that the depositor can use the 400 dollars that he is entitled to use only in the card at an exchange rate of 12,000 pounds, in which he can pay some taxes, fees, and bills, such as electricity.

  • Sawt Beirut International