Browsing the "Trade" Tag

Ping An’s New Pitch for Blockchain: Shared Ledger, But Banks Keep Clients

| Wolfie Zhao

Ping An, the Chinese insurance giant that built the eTradeConnect blockchain, is modifying the platform to give its 12 participating banks more…

Four Agricultural Giants Eye Blockchain in Push to Digitize Global Trade

| Yogita Khatri

The four biggest agricultural corporations plan to utilize tech such as blockchain and AI to bring the global grain trade into the digital age.

Venezuela to Adopt Controversial Petro Token in Global Trade

| Wolfie Zhao

Venezuela's president is ordering the use of the petro in international trade, despite doubts the token will be widely accepted.

UN Trade Body Examines Blockchain’s Potential in Supply Chains

| Daniel Palmer

A United Nations body that facilitates global trade is examining blockchain and smart contracts to see if they could play a role in its mission.

PwC Australia, Port of Brisbane Unveil Blockchain Supply Chain Pilot

| Sujha Sundararajan

PwC Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Port of Brisbane are trialling a new blockchain trade solution.

Australian Government Looks to Blockchain for Trade Modernization

| Sujha Sundararajan

Australia's Department of Home Affairs is touting blockchain technology in a push to modernize the country's international trade supply chains.

MUFG, NTT Data Trial Blockchain for Cross-Border Trade

| Sujha Sundararajan

MUFG and NTT Data are collaborating on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed to foster trade between Singapore and Japan.

BBVA Blockchain Pilot Cuts Time for International Trade Transactions

| Sujha Sundararajan

BBVA has utilized blockchain platform Waves to conduct a live international trade transaction trial between Spain and Mexico.

China, One Belt, One Road

It’s Political: Why China Hates Bitcoin and Loves the Blockchain

| Michael J Casey

CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey explains China’s recent moves against bitcoin exchanges and ICOs in a wider geopolitical context.

A UN Agency is Exploring Blockchain’s Impact on Trade

| Stan Higgins

A UN agency is putting together two white papers focused on how blockchain tech can facilitate trade and business processes.