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The Digital Currency Forum, the number of participating companies, banks, local governments, and organizations has increased to 83, and 4 demonstration experiments of the DCJPY (tentative name) were conducted.

2022.04.27

The Digital Currency Forum, the number of participating companies, banks, local governments, and organizations has increased to 83, and 4 demonstration experiments of the DCJPY (tentative name) were conducted.

- The company plans to conduct more than five demonstration experiments for implementation this fiscal year, aiming for an all-Japan approach. -

 DeCurret DCP Inc. (HQ: Chiyoda-ward, Tokyo Japan, President: Satoshi Murabayashi, hereinafter "DeCurret DCP") is pleased to announce the latest information on the participating members of the Digital Currency Forum, for which DeCurret DCP serves as the secretariat, and the demonstration experiment conducted in FY2021 for the issuance of DCJPY (tentative name), a digital currency issued by the private sector.

 The Digital Currency Forum is an initiative to study the practicality of digital currencies in Japan with the participation of companies, banks, local governments, organizations, experts, and relevant ministries and central banks as observers from a wide range of fields including banking, retail, transportation, and information and communications.

1. In addition to the 74 companies, banking municipalities, and organizations that have been publicly announced, the following 9 companies, municipalities, and organizations have been newly added to the list of participants in this forum, which now consists of a total of 83 entities.
 
■Additional participating companies, municipalities and organizations
The Hiroshima Bank,Ltd., Keychain GK, Laurel Bank Machines Co., Ltd., NEC Corporation, Super City AiCT Consortium, SoftBank Corp., Tokyo Kiraboshi Financial Group, Inc., TOKYO METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT, West Japan Railway Company,

2.Progress and Future Prospects of Demonstrations in the Digital Currency Forum
 
The 10 subcommittees of the Digital Currency Forum have been discussing demonstration experiments that will revitalize the economy and improve convenience for people considering their respective use cases. In addition, the Digital Currency Forum will continue to work on the development of new digital currency exchange systems. In addition, the Digital Currency Forum is currently planning to conduct more than five demonstration experiments for commercialization, including bank issuance, during FY2022.

 The Digital Currency Forum will promote active and lively discussions and initiatives from various perspectives toward the realization of the private-sector-issued digital currency DCJPY.

  

20220427_TheDigitalCurrencyForum_TheNumberOfParticipatingCompanies.pdf

 

 

■Materials related to the demonstration experiments and joint demonstrations conducted

  • Electric Power Transaction Subcommittee Subgroup A

Before implementation

Post-implementation (Japanese only)

  • Regional Coin Subcommittee / Administrative Affairs Subcommittee

Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture (Japanese only)

Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture (Japanese only)