Tag "e-CNY"

WeChat Broaden Digital Yuan Acceptance, Accelerating CBDC Adoption

China-based messenger app WeChat has announced that it has expanded digital yuan payments to its short video and mini-app platforms. This update is an extension of the e-CNY payments option that WeChat has already supported since early 2022. The move

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Despite Crackdowns, China Remains One of the World’s Top Crypto Market

Despite crackdowns on cryptocurrency trading and mining, China remains one of the most active cryptocurrency markets in the world, according to a new report by blockchain data platform Chainalysis. Between January and June 2021, cryptocurrency addresses believed to be controlled

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China’s CBDC Pilot Surpasses US$ 5 Billion in Total Transaction Value

Since launching pilots for its central bank digital currency (CBDC) back in late 2019, China has seen 70.75 million transactions being conducted using the so-called e-CNY scheme with value totaling RMB 34.5 billion, or US$5.3 billion, new data from the

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