Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) — How DLT-systems can boost economic growth

Central banks around the world have been actively exploring the possibility of introducing sovereign digital currencies. Central bank digital currency (CBDC) is the digital alternative to cash that many policymakers are proposing to engage with the ongoing digitalization of payment means.

We have collided most of the publicly available information in this timeline highlighting the efforts taken by Central Banks worldwide acknowledging the great opportunities that DLT offers to improve inefficient processes and the value it brings considering salient risks and limitations.