Snapshot: Which countries have made the most progress on CBDCs so far in 2023

Snapshot: Which countries have made the most progress on CBDCs so far in 2023

Source: Atlantic Council 2023 is already shaping up to be a major year in central bank digital currency (CBDC) exploration. As of March 1, sixty-five countries are in the advanced stage of development, and over twenty central banks have launched their pilots, including Brazil, Japan, and Russia. To dive deeper into these countries, follow our CBDC […]

Laos central bank launches CBDC pilot

Laos central bank launches CBDC pilot

Source: NFC World The central bank of Laos has begun testing a proof of concept central bank digital currency (CBDC) known as the DLak or digital Lao kip as part of its research into the potential issuance of a CBDC in the country. During the pilot the Bank of the Lao PDR will issue the CBDC to […]