A digital yuan?

China is moving towards a digital currency but there is a long way to go.

Publishing date
14 April 2021

A digital currency has been a heated discussion among central banks around the globe, and China is no exception. Where does Renminbi stand in the debate, what's next and what would be the implications of a digital yuan? Professor ZHU Min, Chair of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University and former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, shares his insight with Bruegel Director Guntram Wolff and Senior Fellow Alicia García-Herrero.

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This episode is part of the ZhōngHuá Mundus series of The Sound of Economics.

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