A Suzhou resident uses the e-CNY smartphone app during a trial on December 14, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
A Suzhou resident uses the e-CNY smartphone app during a trial on December 14, 2020. Photo: Kyodo

China’s digital yuan: e-CNY wallet tops download charts in Apple and Xiaomi app stores ahead of Lunar New Year

  • The e-CNY wallet was the most downloaded app after launching last week, but the roll-out remains limited to select cities
  • While the digital yuan can be used on mobile payment apps like Alipay and WeChat Pay, the dedicated app has maintained momentum with discounts and red packets

Topic |   China digital currency
A Suzhou resident uses the e-CNY smartphone app during a trial on December 14, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
A Suzhou resident uses the e-CNY smartphone app during a trial on December 14, 2020. Photo: Kyodo
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