McDonald’s and Starbucks to Test China’s New Digital Currency – April 23

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👉 McDonald’s and Starbucks to Test China’s New Digital Currency

It has been reported that 19 restaurants and retail stores – including McDonald’s and Starbucks – will be participating in testing China’s new central bank digital currency.

The 19 companies are part of a wider pilot program for the currency known as DC/EP, which will also involve four state-owned banks, Tencent and Ant Financial.

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