Jamaica’s Central Bank Mints Country’s First Batch of CBDCs
The pilot program was originally supposed to launch in May, but was delayed for unspecified reasons.
The bank said it would only capture general transaction data for its economic analysis and assessments.
The PBoC has been pushing for hardware applications of the digital yuan.
A global center for finance, Hong Kong is an often overlooked hub for the blockchain industry, as documented in "Block Kong."
The electronics giants will look at whether transactions can be completed without internet availability.
The digital cedi will be tested with banks, payment service providers, merchants, consumers and other stakeholders.