The European Central Bank (ECB) posted a tweet on Jan. 23 in which ECB President Christine Lagarde calls a properly-implemented digital euro “of service for all citizens”.
A digital euro, if it were to be introduced, would be of service to all citizens. But we are not there yet – more work is needed to address the issues it raises.
⁰Learn more about a digital euro https://t.co/RiwOCers68 pic.twitter.com/uUEhkHL5B2
— European Central Bank (@ecb) January 23, 2021
Lagarde made her statement at the ECB Governing Council meeting in Frankfurt am Main.