The delegation of the National Agency for Project Management under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan took part in the International Cooperation Forum on Digital Economy and Blockchain (hereinafter referred to as the Forum), which was held in Haikou (China) from 5 to 6 December 2019.
The forum was held on the territory of the free economic zone Hainan, which hosted the first in China specialized pilot zone for development and implementation of innovative technologies (artificial intelligence, big data, Internet of things and blockchain) as well as further launch of promising projects, mainly in the real sector of economy (industry, agriculture and medicine). Experts and specialists also attended the Forum apart from government agencies, organizations and Chinese companies from such countries as Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, USA, Gibraltar, Indonesia, Switzerland and others. The forum became an active discussion platform for exchange of experience in the development of blockchain technology, digital assets and digital economy as the whole.
As part of the delegation visit the working meetings with the management of special zones such as "Hainan Resort Software Community Group", "Hainan Free Trade Zone Blockchain Pilot Zone", as well as representatives of such companies as "Innovation Intelligence Union Group Company", "Huobi Group", "WeiZhongJie” have been arranged. The delegation representatives also had the opportunities to familiarize with the activities of "Oxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute" and innovation high school "iSchool".
The visit resulted in agreement to work upon the implementation of potential projects in the field of digital economy and development of blockchain technology in the Republic of Uzbekistan.