Xi Jinping told the Communist Party elite he wanted China to be a ‘rule maker’ on blockchain technology. Illustration: SCMP

Will the China of tomorrow run on the technology behind bitcoin?

  • President Xi Jinping told the Communist Party elite in October he wanted the country to be a ‘rule maker’ on blockchain technology and ever since state media has been bombarding the public with articles on the subject
  • One expert said it ‘could open a new chapter on the integration of governance and technology, if proved a reliable technology’
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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Xi Jinping told the Communist Party elite he wanted China to be a ‘rule maker’ on blockchain technology. Illustration: SCMP
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Jane Cai

Jane Cai

Jane Cai, CFA, is the Beijing Bureau Chief of the South China Morning Post. She has been covering China's economic, financial, business and political news since the early 2000s.