China has introduced a law aimed at regulating the cryptography underpinning blockchain technology. Photo: Shutterstock

China hopes cryptography law will provide security and profitability

  • Legislation paves the way for blockchain technologies but Beijing is determined national security will not be undermined
Topic |   Digital currencies

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China has introduced a law aimed at regulating the cryptography underpinning blockchain technology. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more research and investment into blockchain technology. Shutterstock

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for more research, investment into blockchain technology

  • ‘Greater effort should be made to strengthen basic research and boost innovation capacity,’ leader tells Communist Party’s elite
  • Technology can be used to ‘empower industries, increase efficiency and lower costs’, industry expert says
Topic |   Blockchain

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Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more research and investment into blockchain technology. Shutterstock
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