Payments in Sweden 2020

3. The Riksbank is adapting to a changing world

3. The Riksbank is adapting to a changing world

Digital money – the Riksbank’s e-krona pilot

The Riksbank is investigating whether it would be possible to issue kronor to the general public in digital form, an ‘e-krona’. This would allow the general public access to the Riksbank’s money even if cash were to become further marginalised in the future. The Riksbank has initiated a pilot project to develop a proposed technical solution for kronor in digital form. But no decisions have yet been taken on issuing an e-krona.

Published: 29 October 2020

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