Tanzania’s President Urges Central Bank to Prepare for Crypto
The president's speech follows El Salvador's adoption of bitcoin as legal tender.
Introducing a digital euro would represent a "fundamental shift" in the eurozone's financial architecture, Governor Gabriel Makhlouf noted.
Rakiya Mohammed, the bank's information technology director, revealed the date during a private webinar on Thursday.
The bank said it would only capture general transaction data for its economic analysis and assessments.
Global stablecoins "may bring risks and challenges to the international monetary system," said PBOC's Fan Yifei.
Cryptocurrencies are "speculative assets rather than money" used in many cases to facilitate financial crime, the central bank organization said.