ECCB preparing to launch ‘DCash 2.0’

Timothy Antoine says central bank digital currency could help ‘bridge the financial inclusion gap’

Timothy Antoine
Timothy Antoine

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is preparing for a full “commercial deployment” of DCash, the central bank digital currency (CBDC) it has been piloting since March 2021.

Governor Timothy Antoine said the ECCB “intends to move forward with alacrity” on the CBDC project, “and will in the next few months conclude its pilot and launch DCash 2.0, which is commercial deployment”.

Speaking at the ECCB 40th anniversary global conference/Central Banking Autumn Meetings 2023 in St Kitts

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