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French finance minister reasserts opposition to Libra project, hints at European public digital currency

Friday 13 September 2019 | 11:42 CET | News
French finance minister Bruno Le Maire has renewed his criticism of Facebook's Libra currency project in a speech at the Global Blockchain Policy Forum organised by the OECD. Le Maire used his Twitter account to highlight the key points of his presentation, stating that "we should refuse the development of Libra in Europe" under current conditions. As an alternative, he proposed to "work on the creation of a digital public currency", while acting to "improve the efficiency of our common payment system."

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: Europe / France
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