ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

'No timetable' on digital yuan: China central bank governor

Yi Gang cites need to manage risk to quell market speculation over launch

Speculation over China's e-yuan project has grown since Facebook announced plans to introduce its own cryptocurrency. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

BEIJING -- The People's Bank of China has "no timetable" for launching its planned digital currency, the bank's governor said Tuesday, in his first direct mention of the e-yuan project in a news conference.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more