People’s Bank of China

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) is the central bank of the People’s Republic of China with the power to control monetary policy and regulate financial institutions in mainland China. The People’s Bank of China has more financial assets than any single public institution, and is second only to the Federal Reserve System of the United States in terms of overall central bank assets.

People’s Bank of China Plans to Launch Its Own Digital Currencies
January 20th, 2016

China’s central bank on Wednesday announced that it will try to issue digital currencies ‘as soon as possible’ to cut the costs of circulating traditional paper money and boost policymakers’ control of money supply.