In 2018 Gazprombank is likely to make his first pilot transaction using crypto-currencies as means of payment (with the participation of subsidiaries in Switzerland), Deputy Chairman of the management Board Alexander Sobol.

“Some pilot — of course, Yes. It will not be on the grandiose scale, but for themselves. There is a demand from large private clients for such services. So we now look like we are the service to organize”, — transfers words of Sable “Interfax”.

According to Sable, the Swiss division of the Bank will implement these transactions, as Switzerland is more loyal to the cryptocurrency legislation.

Sobol noted that the Bank has not yet developed specific standards work with cryptocurrencies, and whether similar services are available to customers in the near future — is not yet clear.

Earlier we wrote that in the “Congress Blockchain Russia”, Chairman of the Duma Committee on economic policy, innovative development and entrepreneurship Anatoly Aksakov said that the law on circulation of digital assets in Russia will be adopted by July of this year.