In one of the communes of the capital of Venezuela got its own currency

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiye. Archival photoIn one of the communes of the capital of Venezuela got its own currency© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

In the context of high inflation that gripped Venezuela, the leadership of one of the communes of the district Katie in Caracas decided to issue its own currency.

«In the midst of economic war and the international financial blockade against Venezuela municipality of Penal-2021 and Patriotic power in the name of Alexis Vive pursuant to direct instructions of the eternal commander Hugo Chavez enters today in the appeal of communal currency, panel», — is spoken in the message of administration of the commune in her microblog on Twitter. There are a few photos of the new currency, including bill 10 panala with a portrait of Chavez.

Panel will be used in vnutrikommunalnyh calculations. The first such operation was the sale of rice harvested in the same municipality. The price of the package amounted to 3 Panas, and the rate is calculated using 1 panel is 5 thousand bolivars. While the unofficial rate on the black market is now almost 93 thousand bolivars per U.S. dollar. The issue of new banknotes is engaged in the local communal Bank.

On the reaction of the Central Bank of Venezuela on the monetary initiative of the local leaders in Katie not yet known.

¡VENEZUELA POTENCIA! «El Panal» la nueva Casita comunal de los colectivos en Catia —►

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