The "Implementation Plan for Accelerating the Construction of Shanghai Fintech Center" was officially issued: Promote in-depth research and development of emerging technologies such as blockchain and 5G

According to China Business News, on January 15th, the Shanghai Local Financial Supervision Bureau jointly held a press conference with the State Financial Management Department in Shanghai to publicize the "Implementation Plan for Accelerating the Construction of the Shanghai Fintech Center" (hereinafter referred to as the "implementation plan" 》). The "Implementation Plan" states that the research and development of key technologies in fintech will be promoted at full speed. Actively promote in-depth research and development of emerging technologies such as big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and 5G, and promote the integration and development of technological innovation and financial innovation. Deepen the research on basic technologies such as chips, algorithms, and cloud computing, and improve the basic technology support capabilities of financial innovation. Make overall arrangements for a secure, stable, and efficient information infrastructure, and actively strive for the landing of major national fintech projects and platforms in Shanghai.