Ukraine’s central bank has unveiled the roadmap for its Cashless Economy scheme, which will see it use the Blockchain as the basis for e-money transmission from 2017.
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Blockchain Roadmap for Payments, State Registers
The plans, which run until the first quarter of 2018, were revealed by Konstantin Yarmolenko, an advisor to the head of the agency for E-government queries.
“The [National Bank of Ukraine (NBU)] Board has approved and presented a roadmap for Cashless Economy, which will use Blockchain technology in Ukraine for the first time,” Yarmolenko commented on his Facebook page.
“At the same time, the Ukraine E-Government agency is preparing some simply fantastic news relating to a pilot scheme for transfer of state registers to the Blockchain!”