The Venezuelan Bolivar fell on the «black market» more than 20% per day

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Zamaskirovalis bolivars. Archival photoThe Venezuelan Bolivar fell on the «black market» more than 20% per day© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

The US dollar on the black market of Venezuela for the day soared by 21% and exceeded the environment is 14.7 thousand bolivars.

On 1 August the us currency on the black market reached 12.2 thousand bolivars. According to Dolar Today, the official rate of the additional DICOM exchange system is about 2.9 thousand bolivars.

The fall of the Bolivar occurred on the background of the results of elections to the national constituent Assembly held on Sunday. The convening of the Assembly was declared at the initiative of President Nicolas Maduro. The opposition did not recognize the elections, indicating that the constituent Assembly should be carried out through a referendum. Elections were held in an atmosphere of mass protests that led to casualties and caused the condemnation of many countries in the region.

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