As of 30 April Turkmenistan's black market was buying US dollars at 18,6 manats and selling the currency at 18,8 manats.
Foreign currency speculators are awaiting the increase in the dollar exchange rate as the season of vacations and school holidays is approaching with students returning home.
Chronicles of Turkmenistan received the manat-to- dollar exchange rate graph over a course of the past three years. The graph was compiled based on the information from some news outlets including www.hronikatm.com, reuters.com, habartm.org, azathabar.com, www.fergananews.com, www.stanradar.com, asiatv.kg, mews.tj, lenta.ru, 365info.kz, fergana.agency.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan