Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic in South America. Argentina is one of the largest countries in the world, being in the top-8 by territory, and is the second largest in Latin America. The economy of Argentina is based on rich natural resources, diversified industries and a large agricultural sector. Argentina has a growing high-tech sector, literate population and a high human development rate. Argentine also benefits from tourism, science, independent media and a developed transport communication. Bitcoin in Argentina is not considered a legal currency, as it is not issued by the Central Bank, but there are no restrictions toward it. Bitcoin mining in Argentina and Bitcoin exchanges are also legal. Bitcoin is considered to be a good under the Argentine Civil Code and its transactions are governed by the rules of the Civil Code.
Ripple and Coinbase-backed cryptocurrency exchange Bitso has topped Argentina’s crypto market in the six months after launch.
Bitso Hits 1M Users as Crypto Adoption Spikes in Latin America
OKEx partners with major LATAM digital settlement network to unlock crypto purchases with three local currencies.
OKEx Now Features Latin American Fiat Gateway with Latamex
The co-founder of pioneering crypto wallet BRD attributes his company’s Venezuelan success to local demand for crypto driven by failing monetary policy.
Failing Monetary Policy Boosts BreadWallet’s Popularity in Venezuela, Says CEO
While Localbitcoins trade volumes have receded globally since the platform’s KYC overhaul last year, Latin American trade has continued to surge.
Latin American Markets Post Record P2P Volume in April
Volumes of the cryptocurrency in Argentine pesos, Bitcoin, and U.S. dollars have risen substantially since January 2018.
Demand for Bitcoin Surges in Argentina as Default Looms
RSK is entering the enterprise blockchain field with a pilot program designed to improve the direct debit process among Argentinian banks and financial institut...
Argentina's Banks Set to Use RSK Blockchain Technology for Tracking Payments
An Argentinian regulator approved the expansion of a gas tracking platform piloted by over 2 million residents.
Argentine Gas Regulator Launches Blockchain Network, Expands to Whole Country