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100% of the people from Salta who cross to Concordia buy food

100% of the people from Salta who cross to Concordia buy food

A report from the Catholic University of Uruguay on the exchange difference focused on the movement in the city of Entre Ríos.

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A new report from the Catholic University of Uruguay (ICU) on the exchange difference and the price gap with the Argentina claims that 100% of the citizens of Salta who cross into the neighboring Entre Ríos city of Concordia usually buy food and drinks.

The work, which focused on the movement in the Argentine city, added that 89% take advantage of refueling28% used to buy cosmetics or personal hygiene products, and 25% clothes or accessories.

At the same time, 80% spend their money on gastronomic services, 45% turns to tourism services, 27% to leisure, and another 20% to fun in general. Among the Salteños who shop once a month, more than half spend between 2,000 and 8,000 pesos (between 50 and 200 dollars, approximately).

The price differences between one country and another have severely hit the merchants of the country’s coast, especially in paysandu, Black riverand Leapthe departments that have a land border with Argentina through the three binational bridges.

He 60% of those surveyed said they had not experienced “major problems or restrictions” when making their purchases, while a similar percentage have not noticed that changes in border policies affected their shopping habits.

More than 24,000 people left the country for the long weekend

According to data from the National Directorate of Migration (DNM) nails 24,317 people They have left the country for the long weekend following the working holiday next Monday. 90% of those who left on Friday did so to Argentina.

According to the DNM, some 6,978 people took ferries from the port of Colognewhile some 12,486 crossed the binational bridges from Paysandú, Río Negro, and Salto. Of the Carrasco International Airport Another 2,027 people left, and 1,860 through the port of Montevideo.

Source: Ambito

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