Central Bank of Argentina (Central Bank of Argentina) in 2014 warned citizens about the risks associated with cryptocurrency. Despite this, in the same year in Buenos Aires was launched cryptocurrency exchange Bitex.la, which then attracted two million dollars in investment. In 2015, the President of Argentina is Mauricio Macri, considered one of the most progressive presidents throughout Latin America. He supported the idea of introduction of Bitcoin in the country.
In 2016, Uber has teamed up with Xapo service (provides cryptocurrency debit card) to bypass restrictions on foreign credit cards and accounts in foreign currencies. 2016 for taxi service in Argentina can pay with Bitcoin.
however, in accordance with the laws of Argentina, bitcoin is a national currency, but can be considered as money. Digital currency can also be considered a commodity or thing in the Civil code (Civil Code of Argentina).