November 28, 2019 by Océane
Heavily dependent on the United States in the field of payment services, instant, Europe would today get more autonomy and to get rid of the grip of the platforms foreign, in order to fight your way in the financial world.
Europe wants to put all the chances on his side
Despite the existence of a system of instant payment serving the european network, Europe envisageraitit to create your own, since the TIPS or the payment by instant payment target has not had a significant impact on the economy until now.
According to the announcement of Valdis Dombrovskis, the vice-president of the european Commission, this pan-european system will be set up by the end of the year 2021.
“At that time, all citizens and businesses of the european Union should be able to perform payment transactions instant national and cross-border in all cases of payment “, he said.
Europe has considered other alternatives, such as digital currencies, including the Libra Facebook.
Get rid of america’s dependence on
Benoit Coeure, a member of the board of directors of the european central Bank, has not failed to respond to this new decision. He argued that it is high time for Europe to find her own path and to erect a well-known name in the international, like Visa, MasterCard, Amazon, Apple and PayPal.
According to him, ” Europe is in danger of losing its economic advantage. Specific solutions lack the size and scale needed, and national fragmentation has crippled the competition and stifled innovation at pan-european level “.
What’s more, the u.s. federal Reserve, the Fed, has recently announced its intention to develop a new system of payment and settlement in real time.
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