Bhutan Partners With Ripple to Pilot Digital Ngultrum on a Private Ledger

Bhutan Partners With Ripple to Pilot Digital Ngultrum on a Private Ledger

The Central Bank of Bhutan, the Royal Monetary Authority (RMA), has partnered with Ripple to start testing a model of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) using Ripple’s technology. The test will be using Ripple’s own CBDC private ledger, to support similar use cases. The pilot test will include retail, cross-border and wholesale payments for the proposed CBDC. Bhutan Involves Ripple in CBDC Pilot Test Bhutan, a small country located in the south of Asia, is working on the issuance of a central bank digital currency of its fiat currency, known as the Ngultrum. The nation....

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