Tunisia first country to launch a central bank digital currency


  • Tunisia has released its own digital currency issued by the central bank.
  • The E-dinar is the first central bank digital currency (CBDC) to be launched. 

 

Tunisia has announced the launch of its digital currency, the ‘E-dinar.’ It marks the first country to launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

It was reported by Russia’s state-owned media outlet TASS, that Tunisia has partnered with Russian firm Universa to launch the digital currency.

Customers will be able to spend the E-Dinar at thousands of shops, cafes, and restaurants over the next few months. It can be purchased online or through any of the planned two thousand Kiosks in the country.

 

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