Mizuho Bank of Japan will start using J Coin Pay for corporate fee settlement next January

According to a report by the Nikkei today, Mizuho Bank of Japan announced that it will begin using its digital currency payment application "J Coin Pay" for corporate fee settlement services in January 2020. It is reported that J Coin Pay supports the use of QR codes to process smartphone payments, similar to Alipay and WeChat payment. But according to a Mizuho spokesperson, J Coin does not use cryptocurrencies or blockchain in any form.