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CBN adjusts customs FX rate for cargo clearance as dollar crashes

CBN adjusts customs FX rate for cargo clearance as dollar crashes
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has adjusted the foreign exchange rate for import duties to N1,530 per dollar.

The increase represents a 6.13% increase compared to the N1,441.58 adopted on May 6, 2024.

The adjustment was observed on the Nigerian government’s single window trade portal on Friday, May 17, 2024.

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) adopts FX rates recommended by the CBN for import duties based on the trading activities in the official foreign exchange market.

Reports say the new rate is lower than the official FX rate of N1,533 per dollar recorded on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

Another adjustment is expected as the Nigerian currency appreciated to N1,478 per dollar on Friday, May 17, 2024.

After several days of losses, the naira recovered against the US dollar for the second time in a week.

The Nigerian currency has been battered for more than 14 days after emerging as the World’s best-performing currency in April on the heels of CBN policies.

On Friday, May 17, 2024, the naira broke vital resistance against the US dollar to trade at N1,1497.33 per dollar in the official market as against the N1,533.99 recorded on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

The Nigerian currency experienced a breather despite a decline in Forex turnover in the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEM)....Continue The Full Reading.>’.

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