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  • China's digital currency burgeons with more using scenarios

    China has seen more test activities of digital currency recently, which cover larger population and more using scenarios.

    April23,2021


  • Economic Watch: China eyes retail system upgrading with digital currency development

    China is aiming to upgrade its domestic retail system by further developing its digital currency. Gradual steps will expand its use via trials, according to the country's monetary authorities and experts.

    April20,2021


  • Xinhua Commentary: Digital yuan trial heralds inclusive tech future

    As China is testing the water before launching central bank digital currency, the country's southern tech hub Shenzhen has taken a further step by conducting another trial run and enlarging its test population by 500,000.

    April13,2021


  • China joins Thailand, UAE in digital currency research project

    Central banks of China, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates as well as Hong Kong Monetary Authority have launched the Multiple Central Bank Digital Currency Bridge project to study the application of CBDC in the field of cross-border payment, the People's Bank of China said Wednesday.

    February25,2021


  • China Focus: Digital currency issued to boost Spring Festival consumption

    Several Chinese cities are using digital renminbi (RMB) to boost consumption during the upcoming Spring Festival and promote the use of the new form of currency.

    February08,2021


  • S. China's Shenzhen issues another 20 mln digital yuan in pilot program

    South China's city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province, one of the first batch of cities to pilot digital yuan in China, has recently issued another 20 million yuan (about 3.09 million U.S. dollars) in 100,000 red packets, part of a larger scale pilot program in 2021.

    January18,2021


  • Beijing municipality pilots digital currency in payment scenario

    Beijing, capital of China, launched the pilot program of digital currency on Tuesday in its Fengtai District, allowing authorized consumers to pay through digital currency wallet, reported Beijing Daily.

    December30,2020


  • China's Shenzhen to issue 10 mln digital yuan in pilot program

    China's southern boomtown of Shenzhen will issue 10 million yuan (about 1.47 million U.S. dollars) worth of digital currency in a pilot program to promote the application of the new form of currency.

    October10,2020


  • China's ride-hailing giant Didi, central bank partner on use of digital currency in smart travel scenarios

    China's ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing (Didi), announced on Wednesday that it had inked a strategic cooperation agreement with the digital currency research institute of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, to explore application of digital yuan in smart travel scenarios.

    July09,2020


  • PBOC expected to adopt double-layer operating system for digital currency, expert

    Chinese central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is expected to adopt a double-layer operating system for the digital currency/electronic payment (DC/EP), reported Economic Information Daily citing experts on the China Finance 40 Yichun Forum.

    August12,2019


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