Blockchain is a distributed database where every participant shares and synchronises information. Photo: Shutterstock

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What Xi Jinping’s blockchain advocacy means for China – and the world

  • Blockchain was included in the State Council’s technology blueprint three years ago and some local governments have applied it to administrative work
  • Xi Jinping’s backing of blockchain created a lot of excitement in the cryptocurrency world, including renewed talk of China launching its own digital currency
Topic |   Blockchain
Blockchain is a distributed database where every participant shares and synchronises information. Photo: Shutterstock
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