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PBoC Working on Digital Yuan Issues: Securities Times

Central bank governor Yi Gang says management model prioritises settlement efficiency, privacy protection and anti-counterfeiting

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China’s central bank is working on settlement and anti-counterfeiting measures for the country’s digital currency, the Securities Times reported.

Yi Gang, governor or the People’s Bank of China, said the bank would establish a management model suitable for the digital renminbi, prioritising settlement efficiency, privacy protection, anti-counterfeiting and other functions.

He told the Bank of Finland Institute for Emerging Economies that another goal was to enable interaction between the digital renminbi and existing electronic payment tools to achieve security as well as convenience.

Read the full report: Securities Times




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