Lima, January 14, 2021Updated on 01/14/2021 01:56 pm
The exchange rate in Venezuela It fell moderately in the day of this Thursday, after the nation became the third in Latin America to register Sputnik V, the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund (FIDR).
At 2:21 pm (time in Venezuela) the price of the dollar remained at 1′602.038,88 sovereign bolivars, according to data from the portal DolarToday.
“We welcome the decision of the Ministry of Health of Venezuela to approve the use of Sputnik VKiril Dmitriev, the president of the FIDR, said in a statement.
Dmitriev highlighted that Venezuela used the same method (authorization for urgent use) to register the vaccine as Argentina and Bolivia.
At the end of 2020, the FIDR already announced the supply of 10 million doses to Caracas, which participated from the beginning in the clinical trials of the Russian vaccine.
”Sputnik V is already an important part of the national portfolio of several Latin American countries. We expect new agreements on vaccines with countries in the region in the coming weeks“Added Dmitriev.
With information from EFE
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