The NBU said that studying the possibility of introducing e-hryvnia, and not their own cryptocurrency

The national Bank of Ukraine is studying the possibility of introducing e-hryvnia, and not their own cryptocurrency, has informed Agency «Interfax-Ukraine» the press service of the regulator.

The NBU noted that the relevant research project began at the end of 2016. It is a national currency based on blockchain technology,

«The national Bank said that we are talking about the possible introduction of electronic hryvnia, and not their own crypto-currencies,» – said the press service.

In NBU believe that it can enable to minimize transaction costs on money transfers between participants of the payment market of Ukraine and to hold them almost instantly.

«Now exploring this possibility in the framework of this project continues,» – said the NBU.

Today, the national security Council and defense of Ukraine announced following the meeting of the National coordinating centre for cyber security national Bank is exploring the feasibility of issuing its own cryptocurrency.




The NBU said that studying the possibility of introducing e-hryvnia, and not their own cryptocurrency 12.01.2018

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