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Chinese Forex Regulator SAFE Expands Blockchain Cross-Border Pilot

Chinese regulator State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) expanded its blockchain cross-border financing pilot program. Local news outlet GlobalTimes reported on Nov. 11 that the system now covers 19 provinces and cities, up from nine.The development is unsurprising given that at the end of October SAFE deputy head Lu

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Researchers Claim Cross-border B2B Blockchain Transactions set to Explode to $4.4 Trillion by 2024

A fresh report from Juniper Research claims the total value of B2B cross-border payments stored on the blockchain will exceed $4.4 trillion by 2024 – a massive increase from the mere $171 billion in 2019.  advertisement According to research author, Dr Morgane Kimmich: “The implementation of blockchain is part of a wider strategy

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Forex Regulator Warns Against Illegal Crypto Cross-Border Flows

China’s foreign exchange regulator has warned that emerging markets need to muscle in on cryptocurrency-enabled illegal cross-border capital flows.Sun Tianqi, the chief accountant of China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), made the remarks at a forum today in Shanghai, according to an Oct. 28 report from Reuters.China has

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Alfa-Bank, Commerzbank Pilot Cross-Border Payments on R3’s Marco Polo

Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company (NLMK), in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, are piloting Russia-Germany cross-border payments on R3’s Marco Polo network.Powered by R3’s Marco Polo Blockchain Global Trade NetworkOn Oct. 11, Alfa-Bank announced that it is launching a foreign trade finance pilot transaction, with the cooperation of

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J.P. Morgan’s Blockchain Fueled Cross-Border Payments IIN Grows to 300+ Banks

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the

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Wells Fargo to Pilot DLT-Based Cross-Border Settlement Platform

American financial services company Wells Fargo & Company is planning to launch a pilot of a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based internal settlement service in 2020.In a Sept. 17 press release, Wells Fargo described a DLT-based platform designed to perform internal book transfers of international payments within its global network

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Banking Giant PNC to Deploy RippleNet for Cross-Border Payments

PNC Treasury Measurement revealed that it was going to employ RippleNet’s blockchain technology for processing its cross-border payments.PNC, one of the leading banks in the U.S., has partnered with the major crypto firm Ripple, which specializes in cross-border payment and operates the Ripple (XRP)trade cryptocurrency, to enable the bank building

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US Banking Giant PNC Starts Using RippleNet for Cross-Border Payments

PNC — the United States’ eighth-largest bank, with almost $400 billion in assets — has become the country’s first to start using the RippleNet blockchain network for cross-border payments.Fintech Futures reported on Aug. 29 that PNC Treasury Management is now offering RippleNet-based cross-border payments solutions to its commercial clients,

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