“Uruguay, for instance, has promoted the use of electronic payment instruments and tested in the real economy a central bank digital currency called e-Peso.” BCU

Uruguay Central Bank

Uruguay uses the Uruguayan  Peso (UYU). The notes are shown by the central bank.

The BCU lists a document describing the e-Peso. The pilot which started in 2017 was a success. Financial inclusion was one of the key drivers in the e-Peso introduction.

The BIS reported on the introduction of the e-Peso.

A video promotes the e-Peso implementation.

Internet penetration is 78 percent in this country. 

 

 

 

 

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