President Bukele predicts Bitcoin $100k rally, further legal adoption and more

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President Bukele predicts Bitcoin $100k rally, further legal adoption and more

On Jan 2, El Salvador President Nayib Bukele shared 5 bullish predictions on Bitcoin’s (BTC) efficiency for the yr 2022. 

Final yr, El Salvador turned the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender underneath Bukele’s presidency as a countermeasure to the rising inflation within the nation. Since legalization, the president acquired 1,370 BTC for the nation’s reserve and reinvested its unrealized positive aspects into new infrastructure tasks together with a hospital and a school.

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President Bukele predicted that two extra international locations will be a part of El Salvador to undertake Bitcoin as a authorized tender in 2022. In the identical yr, he expects a bull run that can take BTC value to a brand new all-time excessive of $100,000.

Bukele additionally envisions an oncoming explosive development for El Salvador’s two in-house BTC-based initiatives — Bitcoin City and Volcano bonds. As Cointelegraph beforehand reported, the president foresees Bitcoin Metropolis to grow to be a completely useful metropolis with residential areas, procuring facilities, eating places, a port, “every part round Bitcoin.”

In accordance with Bukele, “Bitcoin Metropolis will start building” this yr, implying the event of the $1 billion BTC bonds-backed digital metropolis. Together with this improvement, he predicts an oversubscription of the Volcano bonds.

Bukele additionally predicts that Bitcoin will grow to be a significant electoral subject in U.S. elections this yr and advised his Twitter followers to be looking out for “an enormous shock” at Bitcoin 2022 convention.

Associated: Some Salvadorans claim funds are missing from their Chivo wallets

El Salvador’s mainstream Bitcoin adoption met with a collection of technical hurdles, the newest being experiences of lacking funds from the nation’s in-house Bitcoin pockets, Chivo.

As Cointelegraph reported, no less than 50 Salvadorans reported losses totaling greater than $96,000 in December, because of an alleged unknown glitch within the Chivo pockets.