There are now 105 countries that are exploring central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Among them, 50 countries are in an advanced phase of digital currency exploration (development, pilot, or launch).
105 countries, representing over 95 percent of global GDP, are exploring a CBDC … A new high of 50 countries are in an advanced phase of exploration (development, pilot, or launch).
Furthermore, the tracker details that “10 countries have fully launched a digital currency, with China’s pilot set to expand in 2023.”
Among the G20 countries, 19 are exploring a CBDC, with 16 already in the development or pilot stage. They include South Korea, Japan, India, and Russia.
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