Meanwhile, for Tuesday and Wednesday, when the Executive had already launched the new exchange rate, ‘Sales have gone up dramatically’As he claimed.
However, the rhythm stopped as the working weekend approached: “From Thursday and yesterday (Friday) the fact had a negative impact on the operations of travel agencies due to a problem that was operationally very difficult to adapt systems to a rule that still does not exist. Very clear.”
“Demand for this problem decreased a little more than the increase that ended up making up 14% of the total dollar, which went from $275 to $314.” Analyze it.
In his view, the measure will not prevent trips and purchases abroad for customers “with high or medium-high purchasing power”.
“There is a fact that today, without quotas and at these high prices, the public with purchasing power travels abroad, which is high or medium-high purchasing power, obviously It hits him but he won’t stop making a trip because of this increase‘, detained.
Looking at last month’s moves, Gurfinkel confirmed it ‘30% more sold than before the pandemic’.
“Not only was this the first month we were over a month prior to the pandemic, but we were over 30% and Tuesday was, for example, a day of high sales because it was already known that the measure was going to take effect the next. August we had nothing to beat. We sold 98% compared to August 2019.”
Similarly, he stated in a call with AM Radio Con Vos: “In every previous month we have been a little lower and fortunately September was the first we were able to recover and surpass pre-pandemic levels.”
What is the Qatari dollar?
The new exchange rate for foreign currency credit and debit card purchases and charges, which collectively exceed $300 per month.
This is the result of 30% country tax, 45% on the account of profits and 25% on the account of personal assets.
The goal of the executive branch is to encourage tourists to make purchases abroad with their own dollars rather than BCRA dollars.