Japan to test digital yen in early 2023.
The Japanese central bank stated that the pilot project will be conducted in partnership with three megabanks, with a special focus on CBDC issuance and withdrawal. In addition to the megabanks, several regional banks will also participate in the pilot project.
A final decision on the transition to the digital yen is expected in 2026.
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