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Blockchain for supply chains and international trade

By: EP

Published: 2020-01-01

Overview: This document is the final deliverable of the 'Blockchain for supply chains and international trade' study commissioned by the European Parliament. It presents the complete results of the study, including policy options.

This study provides an analysis of blockchain technology in the context of international trade. It analyses the potential impacts of blockchain development and applications in eight use cases for supply chains and international trade. It also provides an analysis of the current legislative framework and existing initiatives. Based on this analysis, and following a broad consultation of relevant organisations, the study identifies several challenges in international trade documentation and processes, and presents a range of policy options for the European Parliament.

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