Central banks actively exploring types of CBDCs (

International Monetary Fund’s Tao Zhang noted that CBDC was a “widely accessible, digital form of flat money that can be legal tender” and believes that digital currencies issued by central banks could bring a number of benefits both for general purpose and wholesale.

“First, a more efficient payment system. Second, enhanced financial inclusion. Third, more stability and lower barriers to entry for new firms in the payments system. Fourth, enhanced monetary policy. And fifth, a means of countering new digital currencies.”

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