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.
Binance has rolled out peer-to-peer crypto trading with five new Latin American fiat currencies.
Binance P2P Adds Five New Fiat Currencies in Latin America
False information on the coronavirus pandemic spread across Argentina’s official noticeboard due to a breach in their blockchain-based system.
Argentinean Gov’t Blockchain Hacked to Spread Fake News on Coronavirus
An Argentinean lawmaker has been studying the possibility of bringing a government-backed cryptocurrency for Mendoza.
Argentinean Lawmaker Wants to See a State-Backed Crypto
In a blow to adoption, Argentina has placed a 180-day halt on the blockchain-based digital system that lets new companies register in five minutes.
Argentina Suspends Blockchain System to Register Companies Online
Bitcoin trading volumes on peer-to-peer trading platform LocalBitcoins in Venezuela and Argentina have touched on new all-time highs.
Venezuela, Argentina Set New Weekly P2P Bitcoin Trading Volume Records
Binance launches Latamex, a fiat-crypto platform for Latin American countries that will operate under the Binance Fiat Gateway.
Binance Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Latin American Fiat Gateway
Following the ban of crypto purchases with credit card, Argentina’s P2P Bitcoin trading volume reaches an all-time high.
Backfire in Argentina: Citizens Want BTC Over Peso Amid USD Crackdown