The Egyptian Central Bank is currently conducting a viability study, to determine whether a CBDC currency would be beneficial to its economy.
Transnistrian government is actively promoting itself as a paradise destination for cryptocurrency miners, given its relaxed legislative framework, cheap electricity and government incentives.
The Switzerland Government is devoted to making sure that its blockchain and crypto regulatory framework is updated, and capable of sustaining the developing fintech economy.
Donald Trump appoints crypto and blockchain-friendly Mick Mulvaney as the new Chief of Staff starting 2019.
South Korean Ministry of Science partners up to develop a blockchain-based online voting system for the private sector.
Iranian Government announces that the development of their central bank-backed digital currency has now been finalized, in response to new sanctions.
The Governor of the Bank of Thailand recently stated that the bank is working on a wholesale CBDC, yet the public can expect a central bank currency half a decade from now.
The Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry reportedly starts working on a cryptocurrency regulatory policy.
Sweden Government decides to accelerate efforts to develop central bank backed digital currency, as it moves towards cashless society.