The Central Bank will discuss the creation of cryptocurrencies the EEU and BRICS in 2018

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria the Central Bank of Russia on Neglinnaya street in Moscow. Archival photoThe Central Bank will discuss the creation of cryptocurrencies the EEU and BRICS in 2018© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The Central Bank considers not quite justified to introduce in Russia a national digital currency, however, the introduction of supra-national cryptocurrency would begin in 2018 with the colleagues from the Eurasian economic Union and BRICS, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia Olga Skorobogatova.

«We continue to work on the study of this question because the introduction of a national digital currency, it seems to us not quite justified from the point of view of macroeconomics population,» said Skorobogatova, answering the question, at what stage is the elaboration of the question of the introduction of a national digital currency.

«The question that seems to us appropriate to discuss on the Playground with our colleagues, the introduction of digital currency within the EEU and BRICS. We are still in the very beginning of the negotiations on this subject. Because there are really many macroeconomic and technological issues» — continued the first Deputy Chairman of the CBR.

«I think next year will be dedicated to exploring approaches to the possibility of issuing such a supra-national digital currency,» she said.

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