The listed foreign currency rates against AED (Arab Emirates Dirham) are published by the Central Bank of UAE only for the calculation of the VAT obligation of UAE business entities to the UAE Federal Tax Authority as per the requirement of Union Law No. 8 on Value Added Tax. The rates are provided by Thomson Reuters and converted into AED by the Central Bank of UAE. These rates are updated Monday to Friday and are based on FX rates prevailing at 6pm UAE time each day. In instances where specific markets are closed due to local holiday, then the relevant rate will be the prevailing rate of the previous day at 6pm. All rates used are the mid rates of the concerned currency pairs.