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BCV dollar today, February 22 in Venezuela: What is the official exchange rate?

He price of dollar BCVthe official rate of Central bank of Venezuelais quoted in 24.40 bolivars this Wednesday, February 22, 2023. The bolivar it lost more than 7% of its value against the dollar in the first 10 days of February, according to reports from the entity that controls the exchange rate of the Venezuelan currency. Follow in detail the price and movement of the dollar in the exchange market.

So far in 2023, the national currency has experienced a depreciation of 27.37%, while the US currency has increased by almost 40%, only in the operations officially governed by the institute that is in charge of monetary policy in Venezuela.

How is the dollar today in Venezuela, according to the BCV?

He BCV dollar price in Venezuela is quoted in 24.40 bolivars the purchase

How did the BCV dollar close yesterday?

He dollar BCV closed on its last day in 24.38 bolivars in Venezuela.


It is the currency that governs the country after the third monetary reconversion that was applied from the Government. The new measure implied that for every million sovereign bolivars, one digital bolivar would be obtained or, what is the same, six zeros of the amounts previously drawn would be deleted.


Recently, the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, assured that the country’s economy will close 2022 with a GDP growth of 15%, according to a government projection. The president also asked the bank to grant 30% of its credit portfolio in dollars, the currency that prevails in the country.

“Venezuela has had growth in 2022 above 15% of the Gross Domestic Product, the highest growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the impact of diversifying the economy that we have not had in years,” Maduro said during the presentation of his memory and account before Parliament, on January 12.

Venezuela’s economic activity began to decline in 2014, amid a slump in the country’s main source of income, oil, and a pressing crisis that worsened after the imposition of a battery of international sanctions in 2019 as part of a crusade. led by the United States to seek the fall of the Chavista president, after ignoring his re-election in 2018.

Due to these punitive measures, which included an oil embargo, Venezuela stopped receiving 99% of its income, according to Maduro.

With informal dollarization and the relaxation of controls, the Venezuelan economy took a breather and, after years of recession and hyperinflation that pulverized purchasing power, registered five quarters of growth between 2021 and 2022.

“We are going step by step, it is the real economy, it is the real economy, which is going and should be getting better,” said the president, although experts have warned that this “recovery” may reach a ceiling in the absence of measures deeper, such as credit expansion.

(With information from the AFP agency)

Source: Elcomercio

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