SOFAZ sells over $3B to Azerbaijani banks

  04 December 2017    Read: 514
SOFAZ sells over $3B to Azerbaijani banks

The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) sold $208.9 million at the currency auctions organized by the country’s Central Bank (CBA) in November 2017, SOFAZ said Dec. 4.

SOFAZ sold over $3 billion at the currency auctions in January-November 2017. In total, the Azerbaijani banks bought about $4.92 billion from SOFAZ in 2016.

SOFAZ will continue selling the currency through auctions in 2017.

The currency is sold as part of SOFAZ’s transfers to the Azerbaijani state budget, which are envisaged in the volume of 6.1 billion manats for 2017.

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