U.S. engineering & design firm Silk EV enters MOU with China’s FAW to produce Hongqi branded sports cars

On Monday, Silk EV, a little-known U.S.-based engineering and design firm disclosed it plans on investing $1.41 billion (10 billion yuan) in order to make sports cars with China’s FAW Group under the Hongqi brand, the brand of choice for China’s late revolutionary leader Chairman Mao Zedong. Silk EV has signed a memorandum of understanding…

Blockchain technology resolves many issues surround information asymmetry in trade finance: PBOC

China is increadingly positioning blockchain technology as a foundational fintech platform. On Thursday, in a statement, the Shanghai headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) stated the usage of blockchain technology solves many of the issue revolving around information asymmetry in trade finance and the core problem of providing proof of trade authenticity. Its…

Commercial banks should adopt blockchain technology: China central bank official

Chinese President Xi Jinping has placed blockchain technology as a foundational layer for future development of platforms. On Monday, a Chinese central bank official stated, commercial banks will have to step up their application of blockchain technology in order to deepen their commitments towards digital finance. The comments were made by Li Wei, head of…