Relevant person in charge of the Information Technology and Software Services Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: will select a batch of demonstration projects for blockchain and other fields

According to the People's Daily, in 2019, the scale of China's information consumption continued to expand, with the scale of nearly 4 trillion yuan in the first three quarters. A person in charge of the Information Technology and Software Services Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology disclosed that "the next step will be to focus on 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain and other key areas, select a batch of demonstration projects with good development prospects and strong demonstration effects, and set a typical benchmark." It was also stated that at this stage, the "Guidelines for the Construction of Information Consumption Demonstration Cities" is being researched and developed to guide the demonstration cities to speed up the implementation of various work deployment requirements and play a leading role in demonstrations nationwide.