On April 21 2020, the Central Bank of Lebanon issued a decision that allows depositors who do not benefit from the provisions of Decision n˚13215 to withdraw money from their foreign currency accounts in Lebanese pounds at the market currency exchange rate according to the procedures and limitations implemented by each bank.

The decision requires banks to : seek the approval of the depositors prior to each withdrawal, make daily announcements about the applicable market currency exchange rate and sell all foreign currency resulting from such operations to the newly established special unit of the Directorate of Currency Operations at BDL.

The decision also provides that all other USD banking operations shall remain subject to the rate determined by the Central Bank.