Brazilians traded over R$ 7 billion in Bitcoin and cryptomoedas in 1 month alone

Volume of cryptomorphs traded by Brazilians drops in September and reaches R$ 7 billion

The Brazilians trade more than R$ 7 billion in Bitcoin Future in the month of September according to data from the Brazilian IRS, informed by the exchanges of cryptoactives in compliance with the 1888 Normative Instruction.

Thus, according to data from the IRS, were negotiated R$ 7,174,945,888.62 in just one month.

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The result however not one of the best of the year and shows that the negotiations with cryptoactives retreated in September after a great high in July and August which registered a total of $ 15,426,472,227.85 and $ 12,046,353,830.92 respectively.

However, in September, the trading volume in national exchanges exceeded the use of platforms abroad, so, according to data from Revenue, Brazilians traded in national companies R$ 5,170,718,437.96 while in international companies R$ 518,497,668.00.


Still according to data from RFB the number of investors in cryptoactive retreated in September reaching 97,340 individuals while there were 3,232 companies buying and selling bitcoin and cryptomoedas in exchanges.

Investor who invested $ 1,000 in savings has today $ 1,013 if had purchased Bitcoin would have $ 2,732

Another important data is that the cryptoactive market is mainly male with only 10,64% of women against 89,36% of men trading cryptomites.

While women were responsible for around 16.26% of the total volume, men account for 83.74% of all cryptoactives traded.

Volume of XRP plummets

The IRS report also highlights that the volume of Ripple negotiations fell in Brazil.

Thus, the cryptoactive that had been competing with Bitcoin in trading volume and, often surpassing BTC in Brazil saw its volume plummet in September.

While in August about R$ 5,833,670,672 were traded in XRP in September this volume fell to R$ 44,642,056.76 behind not only Bitcoin but Ethereum and USDT.

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In addition, the XRP trading volume in September was the lowest in all the data reported in compliance with IN.

Bitcoin dominated the national market in September with R$ 3,221,390,351.30 traded.

However, even with the drop in XRP negotiations the cryptoactive still leads the negotiations in Brazil.

Central Bank of China: Pilot projects for digital yuan process $ 300 million

China’s pilot project for the digital yuan is gaining momentum.

The governor of China’s central bank has revealed more details about the ongoing pilot project for the country’s digital currency

Yi Gang, the governor of the People’s Bank of China, said the pilot projects for the digital yuan have processed more than four million transactions to date, valued at more than $ 299 million. He announced these numbers at the Hong Kong Fintech Week conference on November 2nd, Bloomberg reported .

According to Yi, the pilots have run smoothly so far after expanding to four cities for large-scale testing.

The growing demand for digital and contactless payment methods in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic posed major challenges for central banks. They try to provide users with security and convenience at the same time, says Yi.

He explained that fintech companies have some key advantages over commercial banks in terms of customer base building and risk management

The PBoC has the first pilot projects for their planned digital Yuan in April 2020 started . Initially, the pilot test was carried out in four large cities : Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Xiongan. The program is said to have been expanded to nine cities , including Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Macau.

In early October, the PBoC officially announced that transactions worth $ 162 million had been processed in the digital yuan wallets between April and August 2020 .

Big tech companies are now preparing to adopt the digital yuan. Huawei recently announced that a wallet for the currency would be offered on its latest smartphone, the Mate40. Users can use it to conduct transactions even when they are offline.