Financial Times: The global blockchain market is growing rapidly, and China may have more say

On November 20th, the Financial Times published "The global blockchain market is developing rapidly, and China may have more say." The article said that the "China Blockchain Development Report (2019)" released in Beijing on November 16th shows that in recent years, with the continuous innovation of various blockchain institutions in China in the technical field, the number of blockchain patents in China has increased. Rapidly, it has surpassed the United States to rank first in the world. According to the statistics of the State Intellectual Property Office, as of March 31, 2019, the number of open blockchain patents in China was 4,351, and the number of patents published in the first quarter of 2019 was 2,041, a year-on-year increase of 5.4 times (the same period in 2018). For 317 items, the number of Chinese blockchain patents is likely to reach a new high in 2019. “The rapid growth of the number of patents in China's blockchains not only represents China's emphasis on and promotion of blockchain technology, but also indicates that China will have more international voices in the blockchain sector.” China Blockchain Development Report (2019)" is indicated.