Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is trialing blockchain technology to automate reporting of cross-border transactions by institutions.
Multinational banking firm Standard Chartered is teaming up with manufacturing giant Siemens to put bank guarantees for trade finance on a blockchain.
The Bank of Thailand is developing its own digital currency, aiming to complete a first proof-of-concept by March 2019.
A trialed blockchain system for interbank clearance was not as efficient as the current centralized system, says a central bank report.
Japanese shipping firm Mitsui OSK Lines and partners including IBM are to undertake a blockchain trial aimed to streamline international trade flows.
BNP Paribas and EY say they have "successfully" tested a private blockchain for the bank's global internal treasury operations.
Ukraine's justice ministry has begun testing the use of a blockchain to digitally auction seized assets, according to a report.
The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has announced a new partnership with cybersecurity firm WISeKey to secure citizen data with blockchain tech.
The U.S. General Services Administration is bullish about a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed to streamline the IT procurement bidding process.
A government agency in Brazil is investigating how it could leverage blockchain technology to verify the legitimacy of ID documents.