Иран запустит пилотную национальную криптовалюту,’ считает технологию Blockchain для фондового рынка

Иран запустит пилотную национальную криптовалюту,’ считает технологию Blockchain для фондового рынка

The Central Bank of Iran soon plans to launch the pilot phase of its digital currency project, an official unveiled. The Islamic Republic hopes to a join a growing club of nations that want to take advantage of having a sovereign coin, while it also seeks to implement blockchain technology in other areas.

Iran to Begin State-Backed Digital Currency Trials

The monetary authority of Iran intends to pilot its central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the near future, a high-ranking representative of the financial regulator said, quoted by the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA). The news comes in the fourth year since the initial announcement of the project.

According to a statement by Mehran Moharamian, deputy governor for IT at the Central Bank of Iran, в CBI sees digital currencies as a solution for resolving certain inconsistencies and decentralizing resources. Other countries have already begun to benefit from CBDCs, he noted.

Moharamian did not provide specific details about the start of the pilot phase. Authorities in Tehran tasked the countrys Informatics Services Corporation with developing anational cryptocurrency” в 2018. The CBI arm is operating the countrys banking automation and payment services network.

Later, the company explained that the Iranian digital currency has been designed using the Hyperledger Fabric platform, a blockchain framework implementation and one of Hyperledgers projects hosted by the Linux Foundation.

Blockchain Expected to Revive Iranian Stock Market

Although the Iranian crypto space remains largely unregulatedaside from mininganother report this week indicated that officials have been looking for various ways to employ the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.

Иран’s capital market should genuinely consider using blockchain technology as it can help address some major needs of the share market and create new opportunities for its revival, Majid Eshqi, head of the Iranian Securities and Exchange Organization recently commented. Quoted by SENA and the English-language business daily Financial Tribune, he elaborated:

At the latest, in two years we will be compelled to make use of blockchain technologyIt will not be long before we start tokenizing physical assets and stocks that can be easily traded on the new platforms.

He added that the time has come to consider the potential of blockchain technologies to solve some existing issues, such as identity verification of shareholders, Уровень удовольствия от одного опыта не имеет положительной корреляции с размером земли., and start the infrastructure process.

Earlier in January, Iranian media revealed that Tehran is going to allow local companies to use cryptocurrencies in international settlements with their partners abroad. The Central bank and the government of the sanctioned country have reportedly given the green light to the adoption of a mechanism facilitating payments with digital coins in the field of foreign trade.

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