Masayoshi Amamiya: The future of money

Speech by Mr Masayoshi Amamiya, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, at the 2018 Autumn Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Monetary Economics, Tokyo, 20 October 2018.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
30 October 2018

I. Introduction

It is a great honor to have this opportunity to deliver a speech at the Japan Society of Monetary Economics.

Today's topic is "The Future of Money." Indeed, this topic is now gaining great attention and being lively discussed among various entities, due to on-going IT innovation, global developments of various cashless payment means including mobile payments, the emergence of crypto-assets and the idea of central bank digital currency.