Securities Daily: Multi-regional efforts to promote blockchain technology innovation industry layout have their own focuses

Source: Securities Daily

Author: Di Mi

Local governments have their own tricks to promote the development of blockchain technology.

On December 4, a reporter from Securities Daily incompletely combed according to public information. Recently, Hebei, Zhejiang and other places proposed a number of measures to promote the application of blockchain technology, with key areas including e-commerce and smart healthcare.

On December 3, Governor Xu Qin of Hebei Province presided over a special study meeting for the provincial government. Xu Qin pointed out that it is necessary to promote the industrial innovation and development, promote the deep integration of blockchain with information technology such as artificial intelligence, big data, and the Internet of Things, and improve the information technology industry chain; promote the deep integration of blockchain with the real economy, and promote Applications in government services, smart medical care, credit system construction, and agricultural product safety traceability.

Prior to this, there are many places also laying out blockchain technology innovation. On November 8, the Standing Committee of the Chongqing Municipal Committee held a meeting. The meeting pointed out that it is necessary to explore the application of "blockchain +" in the field of people's livelihood, speed up the construction of new smart cities, and provide people with smarter, more convenient and better public services. On November 11, the Theoretical Learning Center Group of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee held a special study meeting. Che Jun, Secretary of the Zhejiang Provincial Party Committee, emphasized that blockchain should be used as an important breakthrough in core technological innovation, and strive to achieve "four advances": one must be at the forefront of blockchain technology innovation, and the other must be at the block Chain integration applications are at the forefront, third is to be at the forefront of blockchain talent gathering, and fourth is to be at the forefront of blockchain system innovation and ecological construction.

Liu Xiangdong, a researcher in the Economic Research Department of the China International Economic Exchange Center, told a reporter from the Securities Daily that promoting the integration and development of technologies such as blockchain and artificial intelligence with the real economy will help foster new momentum for economic development, optimize the industrial structure, and increase the resilience of development. .

The financial field is also one of the important application areas of blockchain technology. On October 30 this year, the central bank's Shanghai headquarters announced the Guiding Opinions on Promoting Fintech Development and Supporting the Construction of Shanghai's Fintech Center (hereinafter referred to as the Guiding Opinions). The "Guiding Opinions" has mentioned "blockchain" many times. For example, it mentioned that financial institutions are encouraged to innovate thinking and business ideas, and to adapt to the trend of intelligent development. With the help of cloud computing, blockchain, artificial intelligence, biometrics and other technologies, Financial big data platform, identify breakthroughs and main attack directions, and innovate in financial products and services such as smart outlets, smart customer service, smart investment advisory, and smart risk control.

The "Global Banking Outlook Report" recently released by the Bank of China Research Institute shows that blockchain technology has made it possible for the financial industry to build a new credit mechanism. Commercial banks should adopt corresponding development strategies to expand the application scenarios of blockchain technology.

Xue Hongyan, Assistant Dean of Suning Institute of Finance, analyzed the reporter of Securities Daily that blockchain is a technology-level infrastructure that can fundamentally change the business logic of many business ecosystems. Compared to other industries, blockchain is in the banking industry. The application is relatively mature. At this stage, it is prominent in two aspects: First, based on the "immutable" characteristics of the blockchain, it creates a credible certificate system for business processes, which is widely used in blacklist sharing, Letters of credit, supply chain finance, ABS, joint loans and other business areas; the second is the application in the field of payment and settlement, based on the blockchain technology to create a new clearing and settlement system, and small-scale exploration and practice in cross-border payments and other fields.

Talking about the key points to be grasped in the development of blockchain technology in the future, Chen Wen, deputy director of the Inclusive Finance and Intelligent Finance Research Center of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, told the Securities Daily reporter that the first is to grasp the role of blockchain in serving people's livelihood and technology The general direction used by the people. The second is to promote the close integration of blockchain applications with the real economy, recognizing that technology itself cannot create value independently of scenario applications. The third is to soberly recognize the existing shortcomings of blockchain technology. In the process of applying technology, we must continue to improve the existing technology to make it more mature.

"At present, the application of blockchain technology has extended from the financial field to the physical field. The application of blockchain technology can only really exert its value only when it is combined with the physical industry." Chen Wen said that although the capital market has recently adopted the concept of the blockchain, The popularity of the pursuit has greatly increased, but it is still a long way from the realization of commercial value. In the current favorable situation of relevant policies, it is even more important to adhere to the original intention and adhere to the technology to serve the physical industry and the people's livelihood. Everywhere needs to closely promote the effective combination of blockchain technology and the local physical industry to prevent the bubble development of related projects.