In February, the last month with official data, the Argentines who they traveled abroad spent 600 million dollars while, in return, the foreigners who visited the country they left just 160 million dollars. This was reported by Fernando Meaños in Modo Fontevecchiaby Net TV y Radius Profile (FM 101.9).
That deficit that is generated in the turismo is in the crosshairs of the economic team, always on the lookout for new ways to deal with the dollar shortageone of the central problems of the Argentine economy.
One of the options evaluated to discourage this spending, without official confirmation so far, is to force the card expenses in dollars are paid partially or totally in that currency, either in cash or through dollars deposited in an own account. In that way, it would reduce the possibility of buying dollarsstill more expensive due to taxes, destined to cancel the statement of the card.
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Far from that extreme solution, an intermediate measure that is analyzed is at least unify some of the multiple exchange rates in force in a single “dollar for payment of services”. The expenses of Argentine travelers in Dollars They have two different costs, depending on whether you spend more than 300 dollars per month or not (card dollar or Qatar dollar). The idea is to unify these two values into one, which is also used to pay for any other service.
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