Banque de France seeks partner for wholesale CBDC project

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The Banque de France is seeking partners to begin work on a digital version of the euro that can be used for interbank payments.

In a statement issued on March 27, the central bank called for applicants to work on a proof of concept which will explore whether a central bank digital currency (CBDC) has the potential to streamline payments.

“The aim is to explore the potentialities offered by the technology, and to identify concrete cases integrating CBDC in innovative procedures for the

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