Latin American Markets Post Record P2P Volume in April

While trade volumes have receded globally since the platform’s KYC overhaul last year, Latin American trade has continued to surge.
Amid declining global volume, Localbitcoins.com continues to comprise a hub for Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) trade — with , , and posting record volume over recent weeks according to Coin.dance.This past week saw Localbitcoins trade between Bitcoin (BTC) and the Mexican peso spike by 71%. As such, the week of April 25 saw roughly $430,000 worth of BTC change hands in — comprising the fourth-strongest weekly trade activity on record.Latin markets post record volumes during AprilArgentinian P2P trade rallied to post a new record of more than $710,000 in weekly volume during the week of April 18. The past week has seen a slight retracement in volume, with $670,000 worth BTC changing hands.Colombian trade has also rallied to test all-time high volume thresholds this past month — with the week of April 4 producing the market’s second-strongest seven days of trade with $2.7 million in volume. The following weeks have seen volume oscillate between $2.1 million and $2.6 million.The week of April 4 saw record volume coming out of . with nearly $400,000 in trade. The record followed months of consistently increasing volume, and has been preceded by weekly trade activity worth between $280,000 and $325,000.Venezuela posts consecutive volume recordsThis past week saw Venezuelan trade on Localbitcoins post a new record for volume with $4.1 billion worth of BTC changing hands in seven days.The week comprised the fourth consecutive record for Venezuelan weekly trade since the start of April.

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