This geographical timeline and ranking has been developed primarily on the basis of researches carried out by the Atlantic Council (CBDC Tracker) and Madhvi Mavadiya (published in finextra). Based on this data, we have attempted to position the prospects of central bank digital currency (CBDC) projects over time.
The creation of a digital currency essentially goes through three phases: research, development and testing, each of them taking several years. The timeline presented here is therefore the result of our research based on official announcements from various governments and central banks, as well as information from other media.
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