via Russia may turn to cryptocurrencies in oil trade to challenge sanctions & the petrodollar — RT Business News

The gradual acceptance of digital currencies, with major exchanges about to launch bitcoin futures trading, may prompt some oil producing nations to ditch the US dollar in crude trade in favor of cryptocurrencies, an oil analyst says.

Russia, Iran and Venezuela have more than one thing in common. All three are major oil producing nations dependent on the dollar since the global crude market is traditionally dominated by contracts denominated in US currency.

via Russia may turn to cryptocurrencies in oil trade to challenge sanctions & the petrodollar — RT Business News

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