The head of Ledger Vault firm, Glen Wu, Asia-Pacific region mentioned that the People’s Bank of China will launch digital currency (CBDC) to support the country’s existing payment foundation.
Currently, up to 96% of retail transactions within the Mainland are concocted by WeChat Pay and AliPay payment systems.
The central bank token is probably going to be integrated into an existing dealings process system. solely nominal changes are created, however the regulator can retain manage over the movement of funds.
Glenn Wu added: “From a retail client perspective, you will not notice the modification.”
For example, an individual uses WeChat Pay once paying for product and services. He can still use a similar application, solely payments are created using cryptocurrency.
According to Wu, the Chinese authorities need to use the CBDC to reduce the role of the United States dollar and stimulate settlements in RMB. The digital version of the national currency are utilized in international trading operations, within which firms and banks from the Mainland participate.