El Salvador President Says 2 Extra Nations Will Undertake Bitcoin in 2022

Nayib Bukele, the President of the Central American nation of El Salvador, is a Bitcoin supporter who legalised the cryptocurrency within the nation final yr. Entering into the yr 2022, Bukele has now shared his six predictions round Bitcoin’s journey. As per the Salvadoran president, not solely will Bitcoin worth attain $100,000 (roughly Rs. 74 lakh) per token this yr, the crypto asset can even be adopted as authorized tender by two extra nations.

Bukele posted his listing of predictions relating to Bitcoin’s development on Twitter, saying that the oldest cryptocurrency on the planet will emerge as a serious electoral subject within the US this yr.

As well as, the 40-year-old pro-crypto politician mentioned the development work on his “Bitcoin Metropolis” mission can even begin this yr. Bukele goals to arrange a Bitcoin-powered metropolis within the jap area of La Union that may get its power from a volcano and never levy any taxes apart from worth added tax (VAT) on the residents.

After El Salvador authorized Bitcoin as authorized tender in September 2021, a number of influential people in addition to monetary establishments raised considerations in regards to the choice.

The Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF), as an example, warned El Salvador to cease utilizing Bitcoin as authorized tender given its excessive worth volatility and linked dangers to components like client safety, monetary integrity, and monetary stability.

In December 2021, Andrew Bailey, the governor of Financial institution of England (BoE) expressed considerations for the residents of El Salvador, questioning if Salvadorans had been even conscious of the dangers they’ve uncovered their funds to.

Regardless of these considerations, Bukele has continued to stay a Bitcoin supporter.

In actual fact, simply earlier than the yr of 2021 wrapped up, the Salvadoran president predicted the top of fiat currencies altogether within the close to future, owing to the elevated recognition of Bitcoin.

At present, Bitcoin worth is round $46,939 (roughly Rs. 34.92 lakh) on worldwide exchanges.

As of now, no different nation has formally confirmed that it’s contemplating the adoption of Bitcoin or every other cryptocurrencies as authorized tender.

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