The Central Bank called the timing of testing the digital ruble


The Bank of Russia plans to launch testing of a prototype platform for the digital ruble in January 2022. It will take place in several stages and provides for different types of operations.

The Central Bank called the timing of testing the digital ruble

After that, specialists will develop a roadmap for the implementation of the digital ruble and amendments to laws. Olga Skorobogatova, First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank, spoke about this. write “Notices”.

At the beginning of the month, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said that the digital ruble would replace the cash ruble. “This means that you will have a wallet, but it will not depend on the bank in any way,” he explained then.

Last fall, Pavel Sigal, First Vice President of Opora Rossii, noted that using the digital ruble it would be easier for citizens and legal entities to pay for something, while the payment would be technologically more advanced than non-cash payments.

In his opinion, the digital ruble is the third form of the national currency after the cash and non-cash ruble.

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