In February 2024, people are allowed to buy up to $200 at the bank. In order to acquire the US$ it is necessary to enter your home banking and follow the different steps indicated by the financial institution.
How to buy official dollar in the bank, step by step
To buy the official dollar at the bank, the following steps must be taken:
To start, you need to have a dollar account open in your bank. Once you have the account in US$, you must enter your home banking. Then you have to log in with your username and password. There you have to look for the “buy” option. or sell dollars”, the area in which it is located depends on your bank. Once you have found the section, you must choose “buy dollars”. There you can buy up to US$200 per month.
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How much is the dollar worth of savings that can be purchased in February 2024, with taxes
Although the official dollar has a value, to access the solidarity dollar or savings through the bank in the purchase of US$200 per month, taxes must be added that make it 75% more expensive.
These taxes are 30% of the COUNTRY tax and another 45% deductible from the Income tax.
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How many dollars does the Central Bank need to pay off the debt with importers?
The Government announced that starting in February it will allow 80% of MSME importers with outstanding debts with their suppliers to have access to the official exchange market. According to Minister Luis Caputo, it is estimated that these payments will require a total of US$1.2 billion.
After the successful placement of Bopreal last Thursday, series 1 of said instrument will have its last auction next week. On that occasion, the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) will try to place US$ 904 million to meet the maximum amount it had previously announced of US$ 5,000 million. In addition, it has been reported that the BCRA plans to tender another US$ 2,000 million in Bopreal series 2 and US$ 3,000 million in Bopreal series 3.
According to data from the commercial debt registry and assuming a total placement of Bopreal for US$ 10,000 million and a “normal and usual” import debt of around US$ 23,000 million, Aurum analysts estimate that the BCRA will still need to obtain approximately US An additional $8.4 billion to fully settle debt to importers.