CBN Begins To Clear FOREX Backlog
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has delivered over 75 percent to 80 percent of outstanding matured FX forwards in banks.
According to the source who told BusinessDay, only international banks have been settled which include Citi Bank, Standard Chartered and Stanbic IBTC.
“We have being directed to inform you that CBN has cleared all outstanding matured forwards forex,” a note from Citigroup showed. A top source in Nigeria’s apex bank confirmed the development to BusinessDay.
“I can confirm the backlog in 14 banks have been cleared. Don’t quote me as I don’t have the details yet,” source said.