On 24 April the Cyberspace Administration of China (国家互联网信息办公室) publicly announced the third batch of 224 domestic blockchain information services projects that have completed filing and obtained serial numbers.
Financial institutions figure prominently in the third batch, including banks, insurers and exchanges for financial assets.
Finance-related projects include:
- Postal Savings Bank of China’s forfeiting transaction services platform;
- AiBank’s GIAI blockchain cloud services platform;
- Ping An Bank’s blockchain depository certificate service.
China Merchants Bank alone has applied for 5 blockchain services filing – the most for a single financial institution in the current batch.
- The financial interbank digital agreement platform,
- The industry internet coordination platform,
- The blockchain ABS operations management platform,
- The blockchain cross-border innovative payments platform,
- The equity incentive management system.
China UnionPay has made three blockchain service filings, including:
- Shubei market (数贝集市),
- Joint letter head (联合信签),
- The risk information security league (风险信息安全联盟).
The Beijing Financial Assets Exchange also made a filing for a special information disclosure platform ledger node service for accounts receivable creditor’s rights financing plans.
The Cyperspace Administration of China previously announced the blockchain information service names and filing numbers of 506 other projects in two batches, following the launch of the “Blockchain Information Service Management Provisions” (区块链信息服务管理规定) on 15 February 2019.