CBDC Archive

Central Bank of Turkey Expands Research, Prepares to Test Digital Lira on New Platform

The Turkish central bank has established a new platform together with technology stakeholders to

Digital Ruble to Help Curb Use of ‘Money Surrogates,’ Russia Says in Financial Strategy Document

The launch of a digital ruble will be among Russia’s key priorities of digitalization

Nigeria’s CBDC ‘a Safer Option’ Than Privately Issued Cryptocurrencies: Central Bank Official

As part of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s digital currency charm offensive, Folashodun

BIS Asks Central Banks to Urgently Develop CBDCs to Compete With Crypto Assets

The head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub, Benoît Cœuré, has

Crypto Mining Should Be Registered and Taxed in Russia, Financial Market Committee Chair Says

Cryptocurrency mining should be registered as entrepreneurial activity and taxed as such, according to

Chinese Banks Seek New Applications for Digital Yuan in Investment and Insurance

Two Chinese banks are expanding their pilot programs for the digital national fiat. The

Central Bank of Nigeria Selects Barbados-Based Fintech Firm as Technical Partner for CBDC Project

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has named the fintech firm Bitt Inc. as

Nigerian Central Bank Reveals CBDC Guidelines, Announces Plan to Launch E-Naira Wallet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly confirmed that its e-naira digital currency

Ukraine’s Digital Ministry Plans to Pay Employees With Digital Hryvnia in Pilot Project

Employees of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation may become the first in the country

Bank of Ghana Urged to Resist Developing a CBDC Based on ‘Old Traditional Siloed Financial Thinking’

A Ghanaian blockchain and crypto association, Afroblocks, has warned the Bank of Ghana (BOG)

Blockchain Entrepreneur to Regulators: ‘Crypto Community a Useful Ally’

To many people, the year 2020 will probably go down in history as one

Satoshi Versus the ‘Infrastructure Bill’ — Political Permission Not Required

When Satoshi Nakamoto released the Bitcoin white paper in October 2008, it likely wasn’t

Report: Nigeria’s Digital Currency to Be Designated ‘Critical National Infrastructure’

According to a report, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is planning to have

India Plans to Unveil Central Bank Digital Currency Model by Year End

The deputy governor of India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), says

Leader of Nigerian Crypto Stakeholders’ Body Welcomes the E-Naira — Says It ‘Comes With No Magic Wand’

Nigeria’s proposed digital currency, the e-naira, is likely to be a welcome boost to

Nigerian Crypto Exchange Boss: CBN Directive Led Shift of Trades From Centralized Exchanges to Black Market Exchanges

It has been more than six months since the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Ukrainian President Signs Law Opening Door for Digital Hryvnia, Regulatory Sandbox

President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a law that will allow the National Bank of

Central Bank Governor: South Africa’s Digital Currency Study Ongoing

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor, Lesetja Kganyago, has once again confirmed that the

Fed Governor Lael Brainard Can’t Imagine Future Without Digital Dollar

Pointing to a number of reasons why a digital version of the U.S. dollar

Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Gabriel Makhlouf, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), has published a

Digital Yuan to Promote International Use of Chinese Currency, Experts Say

The new digital yuan, currently undergoing trials, can help to increase the international usage

Digital Euro to Handle ‘Almost Unlimited’ Payments, Estonian Central Bank Says After Test

A blockchain-based digital euro would be highly scalable allowing it to process an almost

81 Countries Are Now Exploring Central Bank Digital Currencies — 5 CBDCs Fully Launched

Eighty-one countries are now exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), according to a new

64% of Adults from 10 Different Countries Would Use a Central Bank Digital Currency: Report

As central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) advance in testing, a number of countries have

Report: Nigeria to Start Piloting Digital Currency in October

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reportedly set October 1 as the commencement

French Central Bank Conducts Fifth Experiment on Tunisia CBDC

The French central bank, Banque de France (BOF), recently carried out its fifth experiment

India’s Central Bank RBI Unveils Plan to Launch Digital Currency in Phases

The deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that the