Peru CBDC Tracker

CBDC Information

Economic Information

Monetary Base

$23,900,771,940

Cash Issued

$20,020,585,382

GDP

$242,632,000,000

Country Information

Freedom Rankings

Cato and Fraser Human Freedom Index:

7.56/10

Freedom House Index:

7/10

Reporters Without Borders Freedom Index:

5.27/10

Peru is currently in the research phase. The Central Reserve Bank of Peru requested technical assistance from the International Monetary Fund and used this assistance to promote its research efforts.

A full analysis of the CBDC developments in Peru and Peru’s treatment of civil liberties is forthcoming.

In the meantime, for additional information on concerns regarding violations of human rights and civil liberties, see the following reports by Amnesty International, Financial Tyranny Index, Freedom House, Human Rights Watch, Privacy International, and the U.S. Department of State. For additional information on concerns regarding the risks of CBDCs, see the following webpage and report by the Cato Institute: The Risks of CBDCs and Central Bank Digital Currency: Assessing the Risks and Dispelling the Myths.

For additional information regarding metrics, the methodology page explains each of the data points and provides their respective sources.