The professional-Bitcoin Salvadoran President, Nayib Bukele is again at it along with his optimistic predictions for the OG cryptocurrency in 2022. President Bukele took to Twitter on the second day of the brand new yr declaring his expectations for Bitcoin this yr. He famous that BTC will attain the distinctive $100k mark together with attaining authorized tender in no less than two extra nations. Bukele made these statements whereas Bitcoin and the remainder of the crypto market remained crimson.
2022 predictions on #Bitcoin:
•Will attain $100k
•2 extra nations will undertake it as authorized tender
•Will change into a serious electoral challenge in US elections this yr
•Bitcoin Metropolis will start building
•Volcano bonds will probably be oversubscribed
•Big shock at @TheBitcoinConf
— Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) January 2, 2022
Bitcoin Metropolis and Volcano Bonds
He additionally reiterated the success of El Salvador’s eminent Bitcoin initiatives just like the graduation of building for the Bitcoin Metropolis, in addition to oversubscription of Volcano bonds that are to be launched in 2022.
Final yr, in the course of the month of November, President Bukele introduced the nation’s plan to launch the world’s first ‘Bitcoin Metropolis’ which is able to initially be funded by Bitcoin bonds and derive its vitality provide from the volcano and won’t levy any taxes besides the value-added tax (VAT).
Following the Volcanic vitality channelling in direction of Bitcoin associated operations, El Salvador additionally introduced the issuance of its $1 billion in tokenized USD-denominated 10-year bonds, also called the “volcano bonds” in 2022.
Bitcoin to play main function in US elections
President Bukele claimed in his tweet that Bitcoin will change into a distinguished electoral challenge within the US elections in 2022. It’s common information that a number of political candidates in numerous corners of the US have used crypto of their campaigns to collect help from the decentralised group, and a few have reaped the advantages as properly.
Throughout the month of November, New York Metropolis (NYC) Mayor candidate Eric Adams received the election to change into the one hundred and tenth Mayor of the town after promising to make NYC a crypto hub. He ascertained that throughout the period of 1 yr of his tenure upon profitable, he would flip the town right into a crypto and know-how hub.
“I promise you, in a single yr […] you’re going to see a unique metropolis. […]. We’re going to change into the middle of life science, the middle of cyber safety, the middle of self-driving vehicles, drones, the middle of bitcoin, we’re going to be the middle of all of the know-how”