Blockchain policy half-year inventory: 112 policy information, 75% support

More than half of it has passed in 2019. As a year of rapid development of the blockchain industry, both the enterprise and the government are in action. In order to make the blockchain develop rapidly and healthily, the government is supporting the application on the one hand and regulating illegal activities on the other.

According to the incomplete statistics of the China Federation of Block Chains, in the first half of 2019, a total of 23 provincial-level administrative regions issued 112 policy information concerning blockchains. Many provinces and cities have incorporated blockchains into the development of digital economy. Promote the application of blockchain, and integrate with the real economy, and also supervise the criminal activities of illegal activities under the banner of the blockchain.


January policy related documents

In January, at the beginning of the year, many provinces and municipalities indicated in their work reports and conference reports that they will focus on the development of blockchain.

Among the 16 pieces of blockchain support related policy information in various provinces and cities in China, the largest proportion is Zhejiang Province, with 3 relevant information. Including the beginning of the month, Hangzhou Yuhang District held a meeting, indicating that it will focus on the development of blockchain and other technologies. At the end of the month, Ningbo Haishu District and Ningbo Economic and Information Bureau respectively expressed their desire to encourage the application and development of blockchain technology.

In Guangdong Province, Shandong Province and Yunnan Province, which account for the same proportion, there are two pieces of blockchain support policies. Among them, the People's Government of Guangdong Province issued the "Notice on Further Promoting Certain Policy Measures for Science and Technology Innovation" on January 7, including support for the application of technologies such as blockchain in the financial sector. On January 15, Guangzhou said it will implement a future industrial incubation plan to support the development of blockchain and other industries.

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of Jinan City and Shandong Province of Shandong Province also indicated that they will focus on cultivating and supporting the development of blockchain at the end of the month and at the end of each month.

At the beginning of January, Yunnan Province mentioned in the meeting report: the establishment of a blockchain development fund and the introduction of a number of blockchain innovation enterprises. Subsequently, the Yunnan "Government Work Report" released on January 27 mentioned that blockchain technology is a breakthrough and efforts are being made to build "Digital Yunnan."

Not only that, but in addition to Zhejiang and Guangdong provinces that have already laid out blockchains, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province has also released relevant support information. The Xiangfang District Government's work report mentioned that it focuses on the integration of emerging information technologies and financial sectors such as blockchain.


February policy related documents

In February, the two provinces and municipalities continued to end, and the information on blockchain support was mostly related to government work reports and local representative proposals. According to statistics, there were 6 local government reports involving blockchains and 15 local representative proposals. Blockchain.

Among the up to 16 blockchain support policy related information, the central ministry and Guangdong Province account for the largest proportion, with three relevant policy information.

According to relevant information, at present, various ministries are gradually promoting the research and application of blockchain. On February 11, the People's Bank of China and other five ministries issued "Opinions", pointing out that the regulation of Internet finance in rural areas and the active use of blockchain and other technologies. On February 22, the People's Bank of China proposed to further promote the central bank's digital currency research and development in 2019; the national blockchain economic research group was established.

The support policies of Guangdong Province are mainly related to the reform pilots and the pioneering demonstration areas in Guangzhou and Shenzhen. The Guangzhou Municipal Government reviewed and approved the “Guangzhou Deepening Commercial System Reform Implementation Plan”, and promoted the “blockchain+commercial service” reform pilot; Shenzhen is committed to building a cultural demonstration zone in the frontier technology such as the blockchain; Guangzhou plans to build China Blockchain Digital Economy Innovation Zone.

The two provinces that are also relatively large are Zhejiang Province and Shandong Province, and there are two blockchains supporting policy-related information. In addition, Chongqing, Guangxi, Changsha, Taiyuan, Tianjin, and Chengdu all have relevant support policy information. Mainly local governments have expressed support for the development of emerging technologies such as blockchain.

Among them, the Chongqing Municipal People's Government mentioned in the work report that it will promote the application and innovation of blockchain technology and promote the healthy development of the blockchain industry. Chengdu Tianfu New District has announced that it will select 5 key blocks in key areas such as blockchain each year, and reward each household with 300,000 yuan .


March policy related documents

In March, there were 10 policy information on domestic blockchain supervision, and the number increased by a certain amount compared with the previous two months.

Among the information related to the supervision of a total of ten blockchains, the most important one is that on March 30, the National Internet Information Office released the first batch of domestic blockchain information service filing number, and urged the undocumented entity to fulfill its filing obligations as soon as possible.

In addition, government agencies in Beijing, Shanxi, Hebei, and Zhangzhou reminded the public to be wary of virtual currency blockchain scams. On March 7, Beijing Banking Insurance Regulatory Bureau said that it was wary of virtual currency blockchain scams. On March 22, the Beijing Mujin Association issued a document to prevent the risk of illegal activities in the name of STO.

At the end of March, Jiangsu Province also stated that it will fully implement the enterprise standard leader system and set standards in areas such as blockchain.

Compared with the supervision, China's blockchain policy information is more concentrated in the support field. In March, there were 15 relevant information on the blockchain support policies of various provinces and cities in China.

Among them, Guangdong Province has the largest proportion, and 3 related information are concentrated in Guangzhou.

On March 20th, Guangzhou Science and Technology Bureau said: Guangzhou has made new breakthroughs in science and technology innovation work, targeting future industries such as blockchain. On March 28, there were two relevant information in Huangpu District of Guangzhou City: Guangzhou will pilot “blockchain + commercial services” in Huangpu District to promote commercial registration reform; Guangzhou Huangpu issued “blockchain 10 2.0” policy, excellent Blockchain talents have apartment rentals and rental subsidies.

The same is the larger central ministries, Shandong Province, and Fujian Province. There are 2 blockchains supporting policy-related information.

On March 20th, Shandong Province issued a notice to promote the deep integration of technologies such as blockchain. On March 29th, the “Ten Policy for Promoting Industrial Development in the Leading Areas” promulgated by Jinan Xianxing District was announced, encouraging the promotion and application of technology such as blockchain, and giving a maximum of 3 million awards.

At the end of March, the “Finance of Digital Fujian in 2019” issued by the General Office of the Fujian Provincial Government proposed to support Fuzhou to create a blockchain economic comprehensive experimental zone.

In addition, Shanghai, Zhejiang, Chongqing, Jiangxi, Hebei, and Hong Kong Special Administrative Regions have related support policy information. Basically, local governments have expressed their active efforts to promote the research and application of blockchain technology.


April policy related documents

In April, in addition to the supervision of the Bank of China's Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Shandong Dezhou Government on illegal fundraising in the name of the blockchain chain. The more important information is: On April 8, the National Development and Reform Commission issued the "Guidelines for the Guidance for the Catalogue of Industrial Structure Adjustments", and the sub-category "Others" in the third category – the elimination industry includes: virtual currency "digging" Mine" activity.

Compared with the decline in the amount of regulatory information, the information on the support level of the domestic blockchain has increased by 53.33%. In April, there were 23 relevant information on the support policies of the blockchains in various provinces and cities in China.

At the beginning of April, the National Development and Reform Commission publicly solicited opinions on the Catalogue of Industrial Structure Adjustment Guidance (2019, Draft for Soliciting Opinions). Compared with the version released in 2013, the 2019 guidance catalogue adds “big data, cloud computing, information technology services and blockchain information services within the scope of the state” to the encouraged “information industry”.

In mid-April, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology publicized a list of pilot projects for the application of network security technologies, including six blockchain projects.

In addition to the central ministries, Guangdong Province and Yunnan Province have three blockchain support policy information releases this month.

The support point of Guangdong Province is the application landing area: Shenzhen Weijian Committee and Ping An signed a cooperation agreement, and plans to use blockchain technology to manage health records; Guangdong Financial High-tech Zone will build a “blockchain+” financial technology industry cluster; Shenzhen Qianhai Shekou Free Trade Zone released a work plan, which will promote the application of blockchain in the credit field.

Yunnan Province focuses on the development of blockchain innovation enterprises: Kunming Development and Reform Commission said that it will introduce blockchain innovation enterprises to vigorously develop the digital economy; Yunnan Province issued an action plan showing that it will introduce a batch of blockchains with blockchain as a breakthrough. Innovative business.

At the same time, Zhejiang Province and Fujian Province also released two support policy information to accelerate the development of blockchain. Guiyang City, Guizhou Province is making efforts to promote the development of blockchain: On April 3, Guiyang City issued the key points for the development of big data in 2019, focusing on the development of five major areas such as blockchain; on April 29, Guiyang High-tech Zone has been formulated. Ten blockchains and other entrepreneurial related support policies.


May policy related documents

In May, the main regulatory directions were: Beijing, Yantai City, Shandong Province, and several provinces and cities in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province, focusing on rectifying the illegal financial activities under the banner of the blockchain. On the other hand, the Hong Kong Securities Regulatory Commission strengthened Supervision of cryptocurrency exchanges, ICO issuers, and crypto assets.

There are 15 policy messages on blockchain support in May, of which the policy information of Tianjin is worthy of attention.

On May 6, the General Office of the Tianjin Municipal People's Government issued a notice to clarify the 32 measures to be implemented in the next five years. Including, in the future, the Tianjin Port Blockchain Verification Pilot Laboratory will be built to explore the use of blockchain technology to carry out verification pilots for cross-border trade operations.

In addition, there are 2 blockchains in the Central Ministries, Fujian Province and Yunnan Province to support relevant information disclosure.

In mid-May, the State Council executive meeting mentioned: the network speeding up and down, the expansion and upgrading of favorable blockchain and other emerging industries; the CPC Central Committee and the State Council issued opinions: promoting the application of blockchain and other technologies in the field of food safety supervision.

Also in the middle of the month, Chengxiang District of Putian City, Fujian Province, said that it will promote R&D projects around emerging industries such as blockchain; Fuzhou also reviewed and approved the “Three Measures for Accelerating the Development of Blockchain Industry in Fuzhou”, within three years. Encourage blockchain enterprises to land in Fuzhou through fund subsidies, etc., encourage traditional enterprises to carry out blockchain application and promote the construction and development of blockchain application demonstration projects.

In Yunnan Province, relevant information disclosures were made at the beginning and end of the month. On May 4th, “Yunnan Province implemented the “Purple Short Board and Increased Power” provincial key preliminary project action plan (2019—2023)”, focusing on the application of blockchain technology as a breakthrough to build “Digital Yunnan”; On the 27th of the month, the digital Kunming development plan will be released in July, which involves promoting the development of the blockchain industry.

Among the remaining provinces and cities, Xiong'an New District and Qingdao City of Shandong Province all raised financial support. On May 6, Xiong'an will build a Baiyangdian governance blockchain fund management platform with an investment of 146 million yuan. On May 20, Qingdao teamed up with Qidi to sign a 1 billion yuan Kaixin Financial Technology Venture Capital Fund, investing in blockchain and other technologies. field.


June policy related documents

In June, there were 12 support policy messages and 5 regulatory policy messages.

In terms of supervision, it is still focused on rectifying illegal financial activities under the banner of the blockchain. Beijing’s “Working Together with the Anti-Communist Financial Street in Action” aims to alert the public to the virtual currency blockchain scam.

In terms of support, in the 12 policy messages, it is worthy of everyone's attention that on June 11, the Supreme People's Court issued the "Opinions on Deepening the Implementation of Reform, Sound Solution, and Implementation of Long-Term Mechanisms" – The Executive Work Outline of the People's Court (2019-2023) ), which said that it will increase the application and transformation of new technologies represented by blockchain technology in the implementation of business, improve execution efficiency, and enhance the sense of the people.

With the continuous development of blockchain in 2019, the application value of blockchain technology has been recognized by more governments, and various provinces and cities have also formulated corresponding blockchain policies in line with their own conditions to promote better and faster. The development of blockchain.

Source: China Federation of Blockchain Branch