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Record Bitcoin Trade in Venezuela as Top Bank Launches Petro Services –

  • According to Decrypt, Bank of Venezuela customers have reported a new module integrated into the management interface of their accounts to facilitate registration for a digital wallet that supports the Petro.
  • The wallet purportedly features a drop-down menu allowing users to choose what type of cryptocurrency they wish to use, indicating that Bank of Venezuela is seeking to support other virtual currencies in the future.
  • During June, Maduro announced that a $924 million bolivar ($150,000) budget had been approved to finance the distribution of one million digital wallets loaded with Petro tokens to Venezuelan students and youth.
  • Despite the Venezuelan government’s efforts to drum up public support for the Petro, data shows record Venezuelan bitcoin (BTC) in recent weeks.
  • According to, the Venezuelan peer-to-peer BTC market on Localbitcoins has posted record volume for eight of the ten past weeks when measuring in bolivars.

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