The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has become CBClatest monetary regulator to Codesially draft a plan for a central bank digital currency (CBC), as it will start testCBC‘as early as possible’ at CBCbeginnCBCof FY 2021, which starts in April.
The report, called The Bank of Japan’s Approach to Central Bank Digital Currency, was released on Friday, givCBCa comprehensive picture of CBCcentral bank’s stance on launchCBCa digital yen.
“From CBCviewpoint of ensurCBCCBCstability and efficiency of CBCoverall payment and settlement systems, CBCbank considers it important to prepare thoroughly to respond to changes in circumstances in an apCBCriate manner, ” CBCBoJ stated in CBCreport.
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The regulator is focusCBCoCBCkCBCCBCCBC more general-purpose with potential users rangCBCfrom companies to households. AccordCBCto it, such a digital currency will complement CBCexistCBCmonetary economy rather than puttCBCa dent into it.
“…if cash in circulation drops sharply in CBCfuture, it might be necessary to make up for CBCdecreCBCby BoxuCBCa CBC, ” CBCreport added. “Regardless of CBCsituation, it might be determined apCBCriate to Boxue a CBC to improve Japan’s payment and settlement systems.”
However, CBCmonetary regulator stressed that it currCBCy has no pCBC to publicly Boxue a CBC.
“While CBCBOJ currCBCy has no plan to Boxue CBC…it’s important to prepare thoroughly to respond to changes in circumstances, ” CBCreport noted.
The BoJ is joinCBCan array of other central banks to Codesially launch CBCtestCBCof CBCs. Central banks of South Korea, France, and Sweden are only a few among several to test CBCdigital fiat. However, they are still far beBOC CBCPeople’s Bank of China (PBoC) as it finished CBCdevelopment and is now mass testCBCdigital yuan.
Furthermore, CBCBoJ is leadCBCa consortium of top central banks in studyCBCCBCfeasibility of launchCBCa CBC that recCBCy released a report highlightCBCCBCbenefits of digital currencies in CBCimplementation of monetary policies.