YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni riyal continues to decline in southern provinces

SANAA, July 23 (YPA) – The exchange rate of Yemeni riyal on Thursday continued to fall in the southern provinces, influenced by the tension between the armed factions loyal to Saudi-led coalition in Abyan province and the dispute between the Southern Transitional Council and the Central Bank of Aden.


The exchange rate of riyal reached 759 riyals per dollar in Aden province, and 754 riyals in Hadramout province.


On another hand, the riyal exchange rate maintained its stability at 600 riyals per dollar, while the average price of dollar on the black market reached 605 riyals in the capital Sanaa.


Prices in Sanaa exchange shops:

The US dollar = purchase: 598 riyals, sale 600 riyals

Saudi riyal = purchase: 157.5 riyals Sale: 158.5 riyals

UAE dirham = purchase: 161 riyals sale: 162 riyals


Prices in the occupied Aden exchange shops:

The US dollar = purchase: 755 riyals sale: 759 riyals

Saudi riyal = purchase: 198.5 riyals Sale: 199 riyals

UAE dirham = purchase: 203.5 riyals sale: 205 riyals


Prices in the occupied Hadramout exchange shops:

The US dollar = purchase: 750 riyals sale: 754 riyals

Saudi riyal = purchase: 196 riyals Sale: 196.5 riyals

UAE dirham = purchase: 197 riyals Sale: 200 riyals


Prices average on black market:

The US dollar = 605 riyals

The Saudi Riyal = 160 riyals

UAE dirham = 170 riyals