Project Agila to Finalise Philippines Wholesale CBDC Pilot in 2024

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippines Central Bank) is set to finalise its wholesale CBDC pilot, known as Project Agila, within the year. The project, which sees the collaboration of six local financial institutions, is exploring the potential of using CBDC for securities transactions, as indicated by Mamerto Tangonan, the Deputy Governor for Payments and Currency Management Sector.

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Philippines Central Bank) is set to finalise its wholesale CBDC pilot, known as Project Agila, within the year. The project, which sees the collaboration of six local financial institutions, is exploring the potential of using CBDC for securities transactions, as indicated by Mamerto Tangonan, the Deputy Governor for Payments and […]

Philippines set to launch a wholesale CBDC within the next two years

Philippines set to launch a wholesale CBDC within the next two years

The Philippines is poised to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC) within the next two years, following the lead of other regulators who have introduced such digital assets to counter the volatility of cryptocurrencies and offer an alternative means of payment and asset storage. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Eli Remolona Jr. has […]

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 […]

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