The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced the end of the pre-sale for the Petro, the crypto-currency of the country. He claims to have raised the equivalent of more than $ 3 billion. At the same time, Maduro has also certified 16 platforms for exchange of digital currency. This decision proves the intention of the country to promote crypto-currencies.
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A major step forward for the world of crypto-currencies
According to the venezuelan newspaper Correo del Orinoco, Maduro has authorized the certification of 16 companies of the exchanges of crypto-currencies. This will facilitate transactions with the Petro on the international market. According to the venezuelan president, the certification of these 16 exchange platforms will allow Petro to develop internationally. This announcement comes after the repression in Venezuela against the trade of crypto-currencies.
Source : Wikimedia Commons. President Maduro authorized the certification of 16 exchange platforms for crypto-currencies.
The 16 platforms of exchange of virtual currency include Criptoactivo Criptoes, Inversiones Financieras 1444, Criptomondu Casa Intercambio, Criptoactivo Bancar, Criptoactivo Menets, Criptoventraige, Criptolago, Critiaechainge, Coinsecure, Valoratta Casa del Bolsa, Cellar Blockhainge, Italcambio, Amberes Corner, Asesoria Financiaera, Criptocapital and Criptoexchainge. In addition, no confirmation has been made regarding the integration of Petro in one of them.
The reaction of Coinsecure in relation to this advert
The platform of indian exchanges Coinsecure figure in the list of certified companies by Venezuela. According to the CEO of the company, Mohit Kalra, Venezuela wanted to add the Petro as a digital currency on Coinsecure, in order to exchange it for Bitcoin. Venezuela would have offered the company a 30% discount on purchases of oil purpose if it used the Petro.
Maduro on Thursday announced the official completion of the pre-sale of the Petro. It would have enabled us to raise approximately 3,338 billion. He also indicated that he would put 1 billion dollars into the economy of the country, thanks to the Petro. The venezuelan president has promised that he will continue to promote the new crypto-currency of the country.
Source : NewsBitcoin