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sweden begins testing europes first central bank digital currency

Sweden Begins Testing Europe’s First Central Bank Digital Currency

21st Feb 2020

Sweden’s central bank has begun testing an e-krona, bringing it that much closer to the proper release of a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The Riksbank is conducting a pilot project with Accenture, project will be in operation for one year, until February 2021. The idea is that this blockchain-powered currency would drive conventional payments and banking activities throughout the country.

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