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June 2018

Can Blockchain Revolutionize Trade?

Luc Pugliatti's picture
Blockchain has gained increased attention recently because of the publicity surrounding Bitcoin. 
The use of this technology is relatively new but its potential is also starting to be explored in applications beyond digital currency. The World Bank Group has begun to explore the impact of blockchain technology on development. It is launching a blockchain lab and considering projects that can help with good governance and positive social outcomes in developing countries, including a pilot in South East Asia.