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HAIKOU — December 9 — The Hainan Free Trade Zone & Global Digital Economic Forum commenced on the morning of December 5, with Huobi as a main organizer. During the forum, notable Chinese government officials made opening speeches commenting on the development of blockchain in mainland China. Prominent government officials made opening details regarding Hainan and Greater China as a whole. Sun Shiwen, Deputy Secretary of People’s People Government of Hainan Province made the opening address. Sun said to speed up the development of the blockchain industry, Hainan would accelerate the construction of a free trade area, which would promote the integration of the real and digital economy.
Later in the morning, Ministerial Panel: International Exchange and Cooperation in Digital Economy occurred with the participation of representatives from Russia, Kazakhstan, Bahrain, Indonesia and Gibraltar. The guests included ministerial level officials from Belt and Road Initiative partner countries. These VIP guests were invited to the forum to explore possible synergies of their nation’s blockchain initiatives with those of the Chinese government. The first questions concerned the initiatives and stances of the panelist’s governments towards blockchain. Present were Albert Isolas, Gibraltarian Minister for Digital and Financial Services, who said “Gibraltar was the first county to issue regulation on blockchain, with Huobi becoming one of the first companies to licenses under our regulatory framework.” While Saparudin, Executive Governor of Bangka, Special Economic Zone of Indonesia, said his government has launched many projects to promote the development of blockchain, which included three special development zones.
After the panel, Leon Li, founder of Huobi Group gave a speech titled “Building a Global Financial Infrastructure with Blockchain and Digital Finance”. In his remarks on the global financial landscape, Leon said blockchain and digital currency would become the supporting technologies for a new generation of global financial infrastructure. Leon predicted that ...
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