The Blue dollar Quote this Saturday, March 13th It is $ 139.00 to buy and $ 142.00 for sale. The The difference Between the blue and the official dollar is 54%.
In this way, the blue dollar remains stable compared to the last price.
The The value of the blue dollar It has a fundamental difference with the official dollar that is obtained in banks and has a fixed rate.
How was the price of the blue dollar and its development in March 2021
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Why is it called the blue dollar?
Blue dollar It is the one that is traded on the black market and usually has a value higher than the official value. An explanation of his name makes it clear that it is so named because in the English language, the word “blue”, in addition to designating the color blue, denotes something “dark”.
Another theory is related to buying through bonds or shares of companies known as Blue chips. They also associate it with the approximate color that appears when the fibers are applied to detect counterfeit money.
The origin of the blue dollar
The concept of the blue dollar came into use in Argentina starting in 2011, as a result of Restrictions To obtain foreign exchange that the Federal Public Revenue Administration (AFIP) and the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic began to apply under the government of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
these Determinants They gained new momentum in December 2019, after President Alberto Fernandez’s comments on the Economic Emergency Law. There, the tourism dollar and a 30% tax on buying dollars for savings and tourism were promoted. It came into effect on Monday 23 December, when it was announced in the Official Gazette.
This generates that sectors that travel abroad choose to buy dollars in Black market, Which increased the price of the blue dollar.
It should also be noted that The exchange rate remains in effect Thus, the official dollar purchase continues Limited By the central bank only $ 200 a month If this is done with an online transaction or $ 100 if done without a prescription.