Wednesday, 20 April 2022: This is the news about the Dollar to Naira rate at the official and black market exchange rate.
Read Naija News update on the official dollar rate in nigeria as well as Black Market rates, Bureau De Change (BDC) rates, and CBN rates.
How Much Is Dollar To Naira Exchange Rate Today Official Rate?
The official rate today, Wednesday, April 20th, 2022, for $1 dollar to naira = ₦418.25/$1.
According to the data obtained from the FMDQ, where Naira is traded officially, the exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar opened at ₦418.25/$1 on Wednesday 20th, after it closed at ₦417.00 to a $1 on Tuesday, 19th April 2022.
Naija News reports that the dollar to naira exchange rate has maintained an average of N416.69 to a dollar since the beginning of the new year.
How much is a dollar to naira today in the black market?
The exchange rate for a dollar to naira at Lagos Parallel Market (Black Market) players buy a dollar for N580 and sell at N590 on Wednesday, April 20th 2022, according to sources at Bureau De Change (BDC).
Please note that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) does not recognize the parallel market (black market), as it has directed individuals who want to engage in Forex to approach their respective banks.
Dollar to Naira Black Market Rate Today
|Dollar to Naira (USD to NGN)||Black Market Exchange Rate Today|
Trading at the official NAFEX window
The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar opened at ₦418.25/$1 on 20th April, 2022 and closed at ₦418.33/$1. Showing a change of 0.32% and a daily turnover of $151.07 million.
According to data from FMDQ, forward rate went as high as ₦453.15 and as low as ₦419.98.
Spot rate: The dollar sold to the naira as high as ₦444.00 and as low as ₦410.00.
A spot exchange rate is the current price level in the market to directly exchange one currency for another, for delivery on the earliest possible value date.
Nigeria’s Economy To Grow By 3.4% In 2022 – IMF
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest world economic outlook projections disclosed that Nigeria’s economy would grow by 3.4 per cent in 2022.
According to IMF, there would be 3.1 per cent growth in 2023, compared to 3.4 per cent in 2022 and 3.6 per cent in 2021.
The projection of the Nigerian economy is lower than that of the Sub-Saharan African region, which is expected to grow by 4.5 per cent in 2021, 3.8 per cent in 2021, and 4.0 per cent.
IMF further stated that the global economy is expected to grow by 3.6 per cent in 2022 and 2023 as a result of the war on Ukraine, and sanctions on Russia.
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