263 blockchain-related projects in China reportedly account for 25 % of current global total

The financial sector is said to be the biggest user of blockchain technology, particularly in asset securitization for banks and brokers.

In 2018, the World Intellectual Property Organization reported that most blockchain-related patent filings came from China. Over half of the 406 patents in 2017 were from China: the country filed 225 Blockchain patents, followed by the U.S. (91), and Australia (13).