China Justice Observer


EnglishArabicChinese (Simplified)DutchFrenchGermanHindiItalianJapaneseKoreanPortugueseRussianSpanishSwedishHebrewIndonesianVietnameseThaiTurkishMalay

Guiding Opinions on the Development of China’s Blockchain Industry Issued

Wed, 21 Jul 2021
Categories: China Legal Trends

On 7 June 2021, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission jointly issued the “Guiding Opinions on Accelerating the Application of Blockchain Technology and Industrial Development” (the “Guiding Opinions”, 关于加快推动区块链技术应用和产业发展的指导意见).

The Guiding Opinions proposes to promote enterprises to establish a blockchain-based supply chain management platform to integrate logistics, information flow and capital flow, improve supply chain efficiency and reduce operating risks and costs of enterprises as well.

The Guiding Opinions clarifies that by 2025, in terms of comprehensive strength, the blockchain industry in China will be developed and even take the lead around the world. Blockchain applications will be penetrated into various economic and social fields, and batches of well-known products will be cultivated in such fields as product traceability, data circulation, and supply chain management, forming scenario-based model applications.



Cover Photo by zhang kaiyv ( on Unsplash

Contributors: CJO Staff Contributors Team

Save as PDF

Related laws on China Laws Portal

You might also like

SPC Publishes Typical Cases on Public Security Crimes

In April 2024, China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) released five typical cases illustrating crimes against public security, emphasizing clarifications on trial criteria and sentencing principles, featuring a case involving serious injuries from objects thrown off a high-rise building.

Beijing Court Upholds Workers' Right to Offline Rest

The Beijing No. 3 Intermediate People's Court ruled that workers are entitled to overtime pay for “invisible overtime work” conducted via social media outside of working hours, protecting their right to “offline rest”.

China Revises State Secrets Protection Law

China’s national legislature, the National People’s Congress, revised the State Secrets Protection Law to enhance information classification, secrecy in technological innovation, and precise protection of state secrets, effective May 1, 2024.