Venezuelan minister: economic moves seek financial sustainability
Venezuela's Planning and Finance Minister Jorge Giordani said that the official economic announcements made on Friday sought the rational and fair use of foreign exchange
In a brief statement, the minister added that the Government seeks the rational and fair use of US dollars. Giordani pointed out that the announced actions are systemic rather than individualized.
He said that the move also seek to make economically and financially feasible the plan of the homeland.
Giordani stressed that all government institutions are operating regularly and that technological platforms were modified to fit the changes.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
The can of tuna, formerly a fairly normal pantry staple, has long been missing from stores in Venezuela, especially the domestic brands. When tuna cans, imported or domestic, do occasionally show up on store shelves, prices have increased several fold.