Honduras Launches CBDC Consultation for Financial Inclusion

Source: Ledger Insights

The Central Bank of Honduras has launched a two-month consultation on the potential of a retail central bank digital currency (CBDC). Financial inclusion would be a key objective closely followed by cross border payments, in particular remittances.

With help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the central bank which is still at the CBDC research stage, published a paper on the future of money and payments.