The Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine has picked the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) to develop its central bank digital currency project (CBDC).
Ukraine Picks Stellar Foundation to Develop Its Central Bank Digital Currency and National Virtual Asset Strategy
According to the official announcement, both parties signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” to deploy Ukraine’s crypto strategy. The National Bank of Ukraine has been exploring CBDC’s for some time, there are reports on the matter since 2016.
The agreement will also strengthen the country’s ongoing efforts to develop a legal framework for the crypto industry in the nation and build an infrastructure for such purposes.
Oleksandr Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation for IT Development of Ukraine, commented on the goals the government targets with the Stellar deal:
Another important aspect of this cooperation is contributing to the development of the infrastructure for a Ukrainian national digital currency. Most of the world’s leading countries are developing their own national digital