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IMF Head Christine Lagarde Calls For Central Banks Digital Currencies
November 15th, 2018

IMF’s Managing Director called for central banks digital currencies, stating that they could provide financial inclusion, security, and consumer protection, which can not be offered by the private sector.

IMF Official: Central Banks Must Keep Up with Digital and Decentralized Service Economy
June 1st, 2018

Dong He, deputy director of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, published an article where he suggested that crypto assets may reduce demand for central bank money and proposed central banks create their own digitized assets.

‘Fight Fire with Fire’: IMF’s Christine Lagarde Calls for Blockchain-Powered Crypto Regulation
March 14th, 2018

Lagarde said that the same blockchain technology which underpins cryptocurrencies can be used to regulate cryptocurrencies and also track whether they are being used for any illicit activities.