Venezuelan President: Petro has more than 27,000 “joint ventures”

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro recently said that the country’s oil-based cryptocurrency Petro has more than 27,000 “joint ventures”, which may mean that the government’s push for its adoption is working. Maduro said the number is expected to "double in the next few months." However, Maduro clarified that Venezuela will “always use Bolivar as its currency”.