The Central Bank (BCRA) sold reserves for the fifth consecutive day this Wednesday, May 3, despite a rebound in the income of the agricultural dollar, in a day of some stability for the parallel exchange rates.
The monetary authority sold another US$125 million, thus accumulating a drain of US$453 million since Wednesday of last week.
In CAM9 (agricultural dollar) operations were registered for US$99 million, the highest amount in six days. But, in turn, they were counted payments for energy imports in the order of US$60 million.
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The worrying thing is that, in the first two days of May, the BCRA exceeded $100 million a day in net sales, after ending with a negative balance of $133 million on Tuesday.
At the beginning of each month, there is a greater demand for savings dollars, and after the first week it tends to be zero. It is estimated in the market that savers demanded between Tuesday and Wednesday more than US$85 million (about $43 million each day).
At the same time, and beyond the restrictions, import payments remained high, although a downward trend is beginning to be evident.
But the drought factor is also felt. in the first quarter u$s 8,000 million less were exported for oilseeds and cereals (in net terms, discounting what was imported for processing and re-exported).
In that framework, the imports of goods accumulated in the first quarter of the year 2023 exhibited a decrease of 7% compared to the same period of the previous year. In April, imports of goods fell 11% monthly to close to US$6,000 million, and 12% per year compared to the same month of 2022.
For his part, he American dollar -without taxation- advanced 79 cents this wednesday may 3 at $232.88 for sale, according to the average of the main banks in the financial system. For his part, he dollar bill in Banco Nación advanced $1.50 to $232 for sale.
In the caves, meanwhile, the dollar blue was down $5, thus erasing the rise from Tuesday’s session.
How much did the dollar close today, Wednesday May 3
He qatar dollar -which includes 30% of the COUNTRY tax, 45% deductible from Income Tax and Personal Property Taxand a new perception of 25% on account of Personal Assets- it rose $1.58 to $465.76.
This exchange rate applies to consumption abroad with debit and credit cards over US$300 per month per person.
For his part, he savings dollar or solidarity dollar -which includes 30% COUNTRY tax and 35% deductible from Income Tax and Personal Assets- increased $1.30 to $384.25.
Meanwhile, the dollar wholesalerwhich is directly regulated by the BCRA, increased 55 cents to $225.20 for sale.
How much did the blue dollar close today, Wednesday May 3
He dollar blue dropped $5 and closed at $469, according to a survey of Ambit in caves of the City. In this way, the gap with the official reached 108.3%.
For his part, he Crypto dollar or Bitcoin dollar falls 1.1% to $456.36 based on the average among local exchanges reported by Coinmonitor.
How much did the MEP dollar close at, Wednesday, May 3
For his part, he dollar MEP or Bag -operated with the GD30 bond in the Priority Price Time (PPT) segment- rises 36 cents and trades at $429.20. Meanwhile, the gap with the official dollar stands at 90.6%.
How much did the CCL dollar close at, Wednesday, May 3
He dollar “counted with liquid” (CCL) – operated with the GD30 bond in the PPT segment- falls $12.78 (-3%) to $429.20. Meanwhile, the gap with the official dollar reaches a 90.6%.
How much did the tourist dollar close at, Wednesday, May 3
He tourist dollar or card -Retailer plus 30% of the COUNTRY Tax, and a perception of 45% deductible from the Income Tax and of Personal property for consumption with cards abroad up to u$s300 per month- rose $1.38 to $407.54.
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