South Africa's 2024 budget review underscores the importance of structural reforms and improved public financial management, with a notable focus on embracing digital payments, including stablecoins and blockchain technology.

This initiative aims to improve the quality of life for marginalised communities by leveraging digital financial tools.

The Treasury is poised to implement policy changes regarding crypto assets, particularly focusing on stablecoins, demonstrating South Africa's proactive approach to adapting to the evolving digital finance landscape.

Additionally, recent developments include the release of a crypto regulation paper in June 2021, with plans to update it to classify stablecoins and assess the domestic stablecoin environment.