Bitcoin trading volume at p2p platform LocalBitcoins in Venezuela has updated another maximum – BitcoinDoubler2x has found out.
For the previous week, ending by December 14, Venezuelans have exchanged for Bitcoins more than 209 bln bolivars. The last historical maximum was fixed a week before at the level of 142,9 bln Venezuelan bolivars VES).
Let us note, BTC trading volumes in Venezuela have been growing for a long time at the background of hyperinflation in the country.
Together with this, local authorities continue promoting national digital currency – El Petro. For example, retirees and pensioners will get it as a present at Christmas. The other days, the president of Venezuela Nicholas Maduro has claimed that El Petro will be provided by about 30 mln barrels of oil. Though, at the moment coin`s launch in February 2018, the president said that it was provided only by 5,3 barrels.