Trinidad and Tobago CBDC Tracker

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Trinidad and Tobago is currently in the research phase. According to reporting in the Daily Express, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago said, “The review of Central Bank Digital Currencies has been proceeding very well, facilitated by IMF technical assistance, including on technical aspects and country experiences.”

A full analysis of the CBDC developments in Trinidad and Tobago and Trinidad and Tobago’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.