The Republic of Kazakhstan started studying the feasibility of introducing a central bank digital currency back in May 2021. After finalising the initial pilot in December 2021, the National Bank of Kazakhstan has now released its decision-making framework for the issuance of its CBDC, the digital tenge. Binur Zhalenov, CEO of the Payment and Financial Technologies Development Center at the National Bank of Kazakhstan, joins OMFIF to discuss motivations and approaches to issuance of the digital tenge.
04:00- 05:00 (New York)
16:00- 17:00 (Singapore)
CEO of the Payment and Financial Technologies Development Center
National Bank of Kazakhstan
This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.
This virtual discussion is part of the OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute. The OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute is a high-level forum which convenes key policy-makers, technology experts, investors and regulators to explore the challenges, opportunities and implications of digital finance in the 2020s. See more information on OMFIF’s DMI here. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly for membership details or register your interest below and we’ll be in touch.