In late February, Nicolas Maduro about 292 thousands of bids on the purchase of national cryptocurrencies El Petro. Volume agreements — billion dollars. Two weeks later the amount had increased five times.the
During this time the Venezuelan President has successfully promoted the coin to the masses. It is planned to accept payment for services at the country's consulates around the world. Also in early March the authorities to use the El Petro airlines. The move proved to be effective as to pay unstable Bolivar carriers are not wanted.
Now the volume of pre-sales rose to five billion, according to . Data the President announced during a meeting with members of the United socialist party of Venezuela. The number of completed transactions has already exceeded 186 thousand.
Head of development of the cryptocurrency in Venezuela Carlos Vargas shared other details. According to him, the coin purchased 83 thousand people from 127 countries. 3523 of them entrepreneurs.
It Seems that the idea of a national cryptocurrency is justified. Soon the usual El Petro will join Petro gold. This time, the coin is backed by gold reserves.
founder of the venture capital company Draper Fisher Jurvetson Tim Draper, an early investor in cryptocurrency.
the Korea stock exchange Bithumb came up with a way to popularize cryptocurrency.