Date: 5 months ago   Category: Economy

Maduro has announced start of a national blockchain of cryptocurrency "петро" - RIA Novosti, 10/2/2018


MEXICO CITY, 2 Oct — RIA Novosti. The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro has said that the country starts a national blockchain of cryptocurrency "петро". © AFP 2018/Federico Parra Preliminary sales of cryptocurrency "петро" have reached $735 million "Today (on Monday) the new stage begins, we start a national Venezuelan blockchain which will have the center in Venezuela and to develop national professionals and scientists, all development plan "петро" for 10 years will be based on it" — Maduro on air of the state television has said. According to him, since Monday all mechanisms that any Venezuelan could be registered and participate in the petro program are started, having bought it for convertible currency. "And since November 5 "петро" will begin to be on sale for sovereign bolivares" — Maduro has noted. He has reported that on Monday the attacks from the USA have been noted, France and Colombia on the website "petro" with the purpose to prevent the beginning of her turn.© to Pass RIA Novosti / Natalya Seliverstova in an image bank In the Russian Foreign Ministry have commented on a possibility of use of cryptocurrency "petro" Taczhe Maduro personally has shown the e-wallet connected to "петро" on the phone, having urged everyone to be registered in this system. According to him, six large international houses which are engaged in cryptocurrencies will advance "петро". Maduro on the air has signed also new rules on a turn Venezuelan "петро" with a formula of her balance and exchange. Has been put by Petro into circulation since February 20, it is the first cryptocurrency provided with oil. Thus, Venezuela itself became the first country with own cryptocurrency which is supported by oil reserves. Earlier Maduro has determined the cost of one "петро" at the price of one barrel of the Venezuelan oil, or 60 dollars (3,6 thousand new sovereign bolivares).

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