Zheshang Bank: 1 blockchain patent has been granted, blockchain applications do not involve digital currencies

In response to investors' questions, Zheshang Bank (601916.SH) stated that our bank has launched blockchain-based technology applications in 2016, and began to promote applications in supply chain finance and other fields in 2017. Our blockchain application does not involve digital currencies. At present, our bank has authorized 1 blockchain patent and 5 patents are in the application status. There are no patents related to digital currencies.