CBD Forum Test Blockchain Products To Promote National Standard
The Blockchain Technology and Industry Development Forum of CESI (China Electronics Standardization Institute) was founded on 18 October 2016 under the guidance of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. As an affiliated unit of China Electronics Standards Institute (CESI), the Forum has published the “China Blockchain Technology and Application Development White Paper (2016)” and “Reference Architecture of Blockchain ” standards. On 25 September, the forum calls on performance test of blockchain systems in China.
The Forum is considered one of the many official institutes that embark on research on blockchain technology, like the one set up by the PBOC subsidiary.
” The Blockchain Technology and Industry Development Forum ” is endorsed by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the National Standardization Management Committee. The entity is under the direct management of the China Electronic Standardization Institute with industrial sponsors like Ants Financial, Wanxiang holding, Webank(Tencent) , Ping An Insurance, Leshi Financial, Wanda Network Technology.
China Blockchain Development Forum founded in October 2016 (credit: sina news)
The Test is to promote the standardized application and healthy development of blockchain technology in the industry. Behind the test is a much bigger goal: to establish a blockchain standard of China and its industrial application in China. As per the statement,
“Potential applicants should submit an application form first for review by a panel of CESI. After the application is approved, the test group will visit blockchain projects for on-site assessment, which will take at least 4 working days. The assessment report will then be submitted to CESI for further review. Finally, the Certificate of Blockchain System Performance Test will be presented to applicants along with relevant report.”
Application Form for blockchain test
Blockchain system Test Certificate (Sample)
The test is the latest effort of the authority in unifying a national blockchain standards. Despite the regulatory ban on ICO and Bitcoin trading, the authority still favors blockchain technology.