Russia Hints at Development of CBDC-Based BRICS Bridge Payments System

Russia has proposed the development and implementation of a BRICS-wide payment system that would use central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to manage trade settlements. The BRICS bridge, as referred to by Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, would address the fragmentation of the current payment system outside the West’s “unfriendly infrastructure.” Russia Hints at Using CBDC […]