Facebook's Libra may have grabbed the headlines, but the true leaders in Central Bank issued digital currencies are in Asia. China looks like the 800 lb gorilla in the arena, but they are not alone. Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and Cambodia have all begun to develop and experiment with wholesale and retail CBDCs. In this episode, Will Haskins and Sanjib Kalita had a chance to talk to Henri Arslanian about this race for viability and broad acceptance.
Producers: Will Haskins, Asia Content Director, Money20/20, Roland Bodenham, Senior Video Producer, Ascential and Rachel Morrissey, Content Producer, Money20/20
Hosts: Sanjib Kalita, Editor-in-Chief, Money20/20 and Will Haskins, Asia Content Director, Money20/20
Guests: Henri Arslanian, PwC FinTech & Crypto Global Leader; Chair of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong; Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong