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Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Business 27 September 2022

HKMA: Hong Kong inches toward launching wholesale CBDC

The HKMA has not yet issued a time frame, but experts believe that a full launch could take up to two years due to the amendments the legislature will have to make to give the CBDC legal backing.

Whitepaper release
Business 8 October 2021

Hong Kong releases its CBDC whitepaper

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has released a whitepaper for the e-HKD, outlining the technical aspects of the central bank digital currency as well as policy considerations.