Blockchain push by Japan, for trade document digitalization at ASEAN

The Japanese government plans to promote a platform to member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASAEN) for digitalizing all trade-related documents, sources close to the matter said Wednesday. 

Japan expects the platform to strengthen the supply chain in the region where many Japanese companies have production bases while deepening economic ties with the 10-member bloc, they said.

The digitalization platform, currently being developed by a consortium of 18 Japanese companies, utilizes a blockchain technology to prevent data hacking, the sources said.The consortium, whose participan…

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