Economy minister says Brazil will have its own CBDC

Economy minister says Brazil will have its own CBDC

Paulo Guedes said that the Brazilian real will have a digital counterpart and also highlighted the autonomy of its central bank. Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has said that Brazil will issue its own central bank digital currency, or CBDC.Guedes made the statement on Thursday during a ceremony celebrating the 100 millionth digital savings account opened at Caixa Economica Federal:"Now that the central bank is autonomous again, it’s also amazing in the digital dimension: Pix, OpenBank, fintechs and digital currency. Brazil will have its own digital currency. Brazil is ahead of many....

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