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Friday, July 12, 2019

Blockchain in Latin America: advancing in data harmonization and governments' clearer approaches are crucial for its takeoff

At the global digital services summit (MITA GDS 2019), which continues up today in Buenos Aires, the blockchain appeared as the center of a digital ecosystem, which not only needs interconnected but integrated services. Mexico is the most advanced country in the implementation of this technology, but there is an urgent need to harmonize data and create standards among countries.

The blockchain in the supply chain requires an ecosystem where there is an interoperability that allows the different tools to talk to each other. The standardization in public and private systems of projects in different verticals of the industrial sector is the mandatory step that global and digital communications demand. "It's the only way to grow," said yesterday Virginia Cram Martos, CEO of Triangularity (Switzerland) and project leader for the Blockchain project of the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and E-Business.

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