Beijing’s Happy Valley amusement park hosted one of numerous pilot events being held around the capital region to promote China’s new official blockchain currency, dubbed the digital RMB. Staff from the Bank of Communications Beijing Branch explained how to download the digital RMB app and open their own digital RMB wallet. (Photos: Xinhua; compiled by Xiong Xinyi)
A resident shows off the digital RMB app on his phone.
Consumers can use the digital RMB to shop at many businesses. Happy Valley visitors were encouraged to use the digital RMB when making purchases in the theme park. In this photo, a merchant receives payment in digital RMB from a customer.
A staff member from the Beijing branch of Bank of Communications (left) helps a tourist open a digital renminbi wallet.
A customer uses digital RMB to buy goods in Beijing’s Yuanmingyuan park.