The dollar it is an axis, a parameter in Argentina of the prices of goods and services, of exports and, of course, of savings, since all financial and economic movement is influenced by this North American currency (not to say that it moves with it) .
Despite being the strongest currency, the dollar It has been affected by the economic and financial crisis that the entire globe is going through, including its cradle of origin, the United States, so an aggressive rise in interest rates by the Federal Reserve System is expected. All this propitiated by the speeches of Jerome Powell, leader of the institution.
And given the restriction that was established by the National State, the dollar It went from being a simple foreign exchange transaction (exchanging one currency for another) to being loaded with taxes. These cause you to have to pay an extra: To obtain this currency officially, you must pay the COUNTRY Tax, which consists of 35% of the value of the amount of capital that you want to obtain.. Thus, 45% is added to the Profit account.
Yesterday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the second review of the agreement it has with Argentina, in order to refinance the debt of 44,500 million dollars. To this situation was added the new measure of the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA), that prevents those who have participated in the Export Increase Program (soybeans) from acquiring the currency officially. And how does the price of the dollar in the country act in the face of all this context?
Source: (Public Television News).
Price as of September 20
The official dollar increases day after day (it is the only one that rises and does not fall): last Friday, the average offered by banks closed at $141.13 and $150.03; today, it opened at $142.19 and $151.17. The blue priced at $282 and $286; yesterday it was at $273 and $277 pesos, an increase of nine pesos for both transactions. The bag was quoted at $292.16 and $292.37.
Relative to the dollar solidary, stood at 247.50 pesos. The CCL (Cash Dollar with Settlement, corresponding to the purchase of a bond in pesos, AL30, or in dollars to sell it in kind C, AL30C) stood at $293.32 and $301.16, respectively. The crypto dollar closed at 276 and 290 pesos. The exchange rate gap, which had been located between the 90% and 100% channel, once again exceeded this last figure.