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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority Launches Blockchain Trade Finance Platform
July 16th, 2018

The platform is expected to minimize the time and paperwork required in trade finance and supply-chain finance transactions. 21 banks including HSBC and Standard Chartered have already confirmed participation in the project.

No Plans for Central Bank Digital Currency, Says Hong Kong Official
June 1st, 2018

The country’s central bank – The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) – sees no sense in having its own digital currency given that already existing infrastructure is quite robust and efficient.

China’s PBOC Will Ban Access to Bitcoin Exchanges in Hong Kong
February 7th, 2018

China’s Central bank officially sets upon regulation of all crypto-related activities and businesses introducing new frameworks aimed to crack down on all aspects and services of Bitcoin trading in both Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Hong Kong and Singapore to Collaborate on Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform
October 25th, 2017

Hong Kong and Singapore have committed to work on a strategic project on trade finance cross-border infrastructure, based on distributed ledger technology (DLT).