Mexico’s Central Bank Uses XRP Ledger for USD-MXN Ripple’s Global Influence Grows

Mexico's Central Bank Uses XRP Ledger for USD-MXN Ripple's Global Influence Grows

In a significant development for Ripple’s XRP digital asset, the official website of Banco de MĂ©xico, the central bank of Mexico, has published a document highlighting the XRP Ledger as a bridging mechanism for transactions between the US dollar and the Mexican peso.

This development accentuates the rising adoption of XRP for cross-border payments in Mexico. Ripple has consistently showcased the benefits of XRP, emphasizing its speed, cost-efficiency, and scalability to financial establishments worldwide. Mexico’s move solidifies XRP’s growing role not just in cross-border transactions but potentially in other financial sectors as well.

Moreover, the XRP Ledger’s adoption isn’t confined to Mexico. Reports suggest that over eight countries are now leveraging the XRP Ledger to develop their central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). Among them, key players include Russia, Japan, the UAE, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. Furthermore, around 20 more nations are said to be in deliberative stages about its adoption.

Ripple’s outreach is extensive. It has publicly confirmed collaborations with five central banks to delve into XRP-centric settlements, with an additional five partnerships kept under wraps. In total, the company is in discussions with over 30 countries, exploring the possibilities of integrating its XRP Ledger-driven CBDC platform.

Given XRP’s advantages, such as its rapid transaction capabilities and minimal fees, it’s increasingly gaining traction as the go-to digital asset for global financial settlements. As more nations realize its potential, XRP’s applications are set to grow exponentially in the coming years.

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Maria Morgan is a full-time cryptocurrency journalist at Coinography. She is graduate in Political Science and Journalism from London, her writing is centered around cryptocurrency news, regulation and policy-making across the glob.

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