Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (10/11/2021)

Central Bank DLT-Based Wholesale CBDC Experiments 

I’ve updated my tabulation of wholesale CBDC experiments to include some recent Bank for International Settlements Innovation Hub (BISIH) led cross-border payments projects. Please let me know if I’m missing or misrepresenting any. [Click here]

China’s national blockchain network to expand to Turkey, Uzbekistan

China’s Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) — a public-private nationwide infrastructure project to spur mass adoption of blockchain technology — is setting up international portals in Turkey and Uzbekistan, following its September announcements to set up BSN portals in Hong Kong and South Korea. The BSN integrates frameworks such as Ethereum, Algorand, EOS, Polkadot, NEO, Tezos, Oasis, Hyperledger Fabric, ConsenSys Quorum, and Corda. It is also supported by cloud services, including Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft Azure. [Read more]

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