South Korea’s First Regulated Crypto Exchange Could Launch in Q3 – BeInCrypto

South Korea has asked crypto exchanges to comply with new regulatory requests. Should the exchanges complete the process by June, the country’s first regulated exchange could launch near the beginning of Q3 2021.

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Bank of Korea to Trial CBDC Functionality in Mock Test – BeInCrypto

South Korea’s central bank is planning to conduct a mock test on the functionality of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), according to reports.
The primary purpose of the test is to check whether the CBDC can serve settlement and remittance for the purchase of goods and services.

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Bank of Korea to Test CBDC Distribution in 2021 – BeInCrypto

With phase one of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) experiment complete, the Bank of Korea (BOK) is looking forward to testing the token distribution system in 2021.

Despite the ongoing CBDC trials, South Korea’s central bank says it is not looking to launch a sovereign digital currency.

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