Governments worldwide are rushing to develop central bank-backed digital currencies (CBDCs) as a direct response to the booming cryptocurrency market. This article will provide readers with an overview of recent developments in the CBDC sector.
China Leads the Way for CBDC Development and Adoption
China is well known for being the first country to show utter seriousness in the development of its CBDC - the Digital Yuan. At this point in time, core development is essentially concluded, as China has already started testing and early-phase adoption efforts. Multiple events have happened since our last coverage of China’s CBDC development.