We as private holders of this currency were considered speculators anticipating gains from this revaluation …This is not tradable on the Forex.  It’s not even usable here in the United States…for us [In the United States] we’re just holders.  That’s part of the reason why it’s being treated as an ordinary income instead of a long-term capital gains.  [NOTE – Consult your financial and tax professionals at the appropriate time to determine the right taxes for your unique situation and circumstances.]