What is a CBDC?
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) is a new digital form of sovereign money. CBDCs are issued by the government, where monetary policies are still formed by the central bank.

PBOC Governor Says Digital Yuan Will Prioritize Privacy Protection
China's PBoC Governor Yi Gang has reassured that the country's Digital Yuan will prioritize privacy protection
India to Test Viability of Digital Rupee to Cut Fees When Trading Securities
The Reserve Bank of India is starting a whole pilot for its Digital Rupee project
Kazakhstan to Integrate its Digital Tenge into the BNB Chain
Binance CEO has confirmed the National Bank of Kazakhstan will integrate its Digital Tenge into the BNB Chain ecosystem
UAE's Central Bank Completes Wholesale CBDC Pilot Program
UAE's Central Bank has completed running its wholesale CBDC trials, readying for the next development phase.
Australia to Continue Treating Cryptos as Assets
According to the Australian government's budget announcement on Tuesday, legislation will be put upon treating digital currencies such as bitcoin as an asset.
The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Plans to Launch CBDC in 2023
The Turkish government has submitted the President’s annual plan, which included discussions on the launch of CBDC. The administration plans to launch its country’s CBDC by next year.
Hong Kong to Propose Statutory Licensing Regime for VASPs: CE John Lee
Hong Kong leader John Lee delivered his first policy address Wednesday, indicating that the administration has introduced a bill to propose establishing a statutory licensing regime for virtual asset service providers.
Bank of Jamaica Collaborates with Local Government to Expand CBDC Adoption
In a recent update, it was reported that the Bank of Jamaica is set to partner with the Government to boost the adoption of its central bank digital currency, JamDex, as a payment method.
China's Digital Yuan Has Topped Over $14 Billion in Transaction Volume
The Chinese Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) also known as the e-CNY has hit close to $14 billion (100.04 billion Yuan) from 360 million transactions as it gains widespread acceptance in country
Fed Governor Christopher Waller Says US CBDC Not Necessary for Dollar’s Supremacy
Waller said the Fed has not made decisions concerning CBDCs. He stated that his remarks are aimed at giving a free and open dialogue on the utility of such digital currencies.

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