ICBC clarifies: no digital currency has been introduced

According to the Beijing News, on October 29, there were online rumors that ICBC was testing the digital currency wallet and also took a screenshot of the ICBC Digital Money Wallet Service Agreement. The Beijing News reporter told ICBC that ICBC did not introduce digital currency. Chen Mancai, deputy general manager of ICBC's Finance and Technology Department, told the Beijing News that ICBC has not launched digital currency at present. Any information about digital currency is subject to the information of the People's Bank of China. At present, ICBC does not need to publish information. Chen Mancai also said that ICBC has begun to apply blockchain to many fields, such as digital Xiong'an and poverty alleviation. In 2018, ICBC released an enterprise-level blockchain technology platform with independent intellectual property rights. At present, the platform has achieved more than 60 core technological breakthroughs and submitted 41 patents. The technology is applied to fund collection, fund clearing, fund disbursement, and silver. More than 60 scenarios such as enterprise interconnection.