Siam Cement Group prepares for digital currency payments

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Thailand: Siam Cement Group (SCG) will participate in a pilot run a of prototype payments system developed by Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) that integrates central bank digital currency (CBDC) into the group’s procurement and financial management systems. CoinDesk News has reported that the Bank of Thailand will launch the project in July 2020 and conclude it by January 2021. The bank said, “The project marks an important step in broadening CBDC’s scope and adoption to wider audiences, starting with large corporates.”

Last modified on 24 June 2020

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