Entering the second quarter of 2020, the blockchain continues to receive the support and attention of the regulatory authorities. Recently, the central bank, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and many other ministries have voiced their opinions that they will promote the research and development of legal digital currency and blockchain technology.
Central Bank: Unswervingly advance the research and development of legal digital currency
On April 3, 2020, the People's Bank of China held a 2020 national telecom conference on currency, gold, silver and security work in Beijing. The meeting comprehensively summarized the achievements of currency, gold, silver and security work since 2019, analyzed the current situation and challenges in depth, and made plans for key tasks in 2020. Fan Yifei, member of the Party Committee of the People's Bank of China and deputy governor, attended and addressed the meeting.
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The meeting pointed out that it is necessary to strengthen the top-level design, unswervingly advance the research and development of legal digital currency, systematically promote the reform of cash issuance and return systems, and accelerate the promotion of banknote processing business, issuance of warehouse guards, and issuance of funds.
Ministry of Science and Technology: Further increase the research and development of blockchain technology
On April 3, 2020, the joint defense and joint control mechanism of the State Council held a press conference on technological innovation to support the resumption of production and production and the steady operation of the economy. Qin Yong, director of the High-Tech Department of the Ministry of Science and Technology, said at the meeting that big data and artificial intelligence technologies have shown a trend of rapid adoption and application by the government and all walks of life in epidemic prevention and control, social governance and livelihood services.
Qin Yong said that the Ministry of Science and Technology will focus on taking measures from three aspects:
One is to further increase research and development support for cutting-edge technologies and key core technologies, focusing on advanced computing, core software, broadband communications, blockchain, optoelectronics, micro-nano electronics, artificial intelligence, new materials, etc., to support the country's new infrastructure Construction.
The second is to increase the guidance and technical support for new business forms and new models that have shown great potential in this epidemic. The focus includes: new health industry, technology service industry, smart city, modern logistics, education service, etc. Develop these new kinetic energy.
The third is to further improve and promulgate a number of supporting policies and measures with relevant departments to create a good policy environment for technological innovation and entrepreneurship. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology: Blockchain and other technologies play an important role in epidemic prevention and recovery
The General Office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice on April 3 regarding the organization and implementation of the 2020 new information consumption demonstration project declaration. The demonstration content is oriented to 5G, artificial intelligence, blockchain and other cutting-edge technologies, from improving product service supply to accelerating the model Innovate and optimize the consumption environment and other aspects, select a batch of new information consumption demonstration projects, summarize and form replicable and promoteable experience, and accelerate the expansion and upgrade of information consumption.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology also said, "One of the important reasons why we have achieved remarkable results in the response to the new coronary pneumonia epidemic and the resumption of labor and production is that we have adopted scientific methods and successfully applied new technologies. Among them, the new generation of information technologies such as the Internet, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain have played an important role in the prevention and control of the epidemic and the resumption of production and production. "
In addition, several ministries and commissions have recently expressed support for the development of blockchain technology.
State Post Bureau: The State Post Bureau and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology jointly issued the "Opinions on Promoting the Deep Integration and Development of Express Delivery Industry and Manufacturing Industry" on April 2. The opinion pointed out that we must build smart logistics, develop smart logistics, and accelerate the deep integration of 5G, big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and the Internet of Things and the manufacturing supply chain. Improve the level of information, automation and intelligence of infrastructure, equipment and operating systems.
Ministry of Education: The Ministry of Education has recently issued the "Notice of the Ministry of Education on Announcement of the Records and Approval Results of Undergraduate Specialties of General Colleges and Universities in 2019", which approved the "Blockchain Project (080917T)" declared by Chengdu University of Information Technology The examination and approval major will formally start enrollment in 2020.
Ministry of Justice: On April 1, the Ministry of Justice released the second batch of typical cases of public legal services for epidemic prevention and control and corporate resumption of production and production. In order to solve the difficult problem of judicial authentication management, the Ministry of Justice explores the use of new technologies such as blockchain, face recognition and electronic authentication documents. In the face of the epidemic, the appraisal agency used the "public law chain" to ensure that the service was not dropped and there was no "pause key". The electronic judicial appraisal opinion is the same as the paper judicial appraisal opinion.
China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission: Zhou Liang, vice chairman of China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, said that it is necessary to vigorously develop supply chain finance and resolve the pressure on liquidity of small and micro enterprises in upstream and downstream. Blockchain and other technologies provide financing services for upstream and downstream small and micro enterprises.
State Administration of Foreign Exchange: The State Administration of Foreign Exchange stated that it always takes epidemic prevention and control and support for enterprises to resume production and production as the top priority of their current work. The foreign exchange bureau will actively use cross-border financial blockchain platforms and other technical means to facilitate small and medium-sized enterprises to carry out trade financing.
Finally, the National President once again expressed his support for the blockchain. During his inspection in Hangzhou on March 31, Xi Jinping stated that he would use big data, cloud computing, blockchain, artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies to promote the innovation of urban management methods, management models, and management concepts, from digitalization to intelligence to intelligence, Making the city smarter and smarter is the only way to promote the modernization of the urban governance system and governance capabilities, and has broad prospects.