New hope: beneficial progress has been made in blockchain applications, and there is still a long way to go for large-scale applications

New Hope (SZ000876) responded to investors' questions on the interactive platform, saying that the company has been tracking emerging technologies including blockchain and exploring the application of related technologies in the agriculture, animal husbandry and food industry. The company's Information Research Institute is currently undertaking this work. The New Hope Information Research Institute is mainly responsible for the research of forward-looking trends and common topics in industrial informatization. In the application of blockchain, there have been some key directions that have made beneficial progress, but there is still a long way to go for large-scale applications.