Russia could become world leader in the introduction of blockchain technology in the next year, mass will begin in 2019-2020. This was stated by the Chairman of VNESHECONOMBANK Sergey Gorkov RIA Novosti.
“We did not expect such a surge of interest. Technology for 2017-2018, I think, will become reality in 2018 will be the year of “trial and error”, and 2019-2020, the real period of implementation”, — said the head of VEB.
In October, the Bank will prepare directions for use of the blockchain. Now the Bank is holding talks on the possibilities of using technology with “Rostelecom” and “Mail of Russia”.
“No one knows how many Russia “mines”. We have created a group on the level of the government of the Russian Federation on the introduction of the blockchain, this is not in any country of the world. I think that Russia can be a leader in 2018 by the introduction of blockchain technology” — said Sergey Gorkov.
Earlier, VEB signed a partnership agreement with the Ethereum Foundation about developing and conducting educational programs on blockchain technology.