Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tarō Asō said he disagrees with the plan to lower the cryptocurrency tax to the same level as stocks. At the meeting of the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives, he stated that there was no intention to lower the cryptocurrency tax rate to 20%.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization working to secure financial stability globally, has repeatedly expressed its antagonism to the issuance and circulation of the Marshall Islands’ state-run digital money currency.
A research conglomerate involving The Digital Dollar Foundation and Accenture has released a whitepaper clearly outlining how the US Government could smoothly roll out its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the digital dollar.
A bureaucrat at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an organization working to strengthen worldwide financial cooperation, proposed a way for the central bank (CB) and private companies to jointly operate the CBDC.
It is indisputable, the dollar is considered the “global currency” due to its wide usage in global savings, trading key commodities such as oil and issuance and settlement of debts. This might not be the case anymore with the massive disruptions brought about by digital currencies.