The measures that RMI took to combat COVID-19 could adversely impact the economy, and issuing Sovereign legal tender would raise risks to monetary stability of Marshall Islands.
the Marshall Islands’ plan to introduce a digital currency as the nation’s legal tender is showing signs of progress. The Sovereign (SOV) could come to life as early as this year.
The unsuccessful removal of country’s president, Hilda Heine shed hope of the plan to have its own state-backed cryptocurrency called the Sovereign.
The plan of Marshall Islands to introduce a new national currency have been welcome with considerable resistance by the international currency and there are now concerns that the country may have to scrub the plans.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against plans to issue cryptocurrency as a form of legal tender in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.