dollarization

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A type of scenario whereby the currency of a foreign country is used as legal tender by another country's citizens because the alternate country's currency value is more stable than the currency normally used in the domestic country.

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Since the american dollar is so stable, often times countries will follow dollarization, and simply accept dollars instead of their own money.
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Due to the ongoing government destabilization, the factory engaged in dollarization, with the stable neighboring country, when pricing its goods.
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What makes full dollarization so attactive is elimination of the risk of a sudden, sharp depreciation of the country's exchange rate.
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