The government’s decision would mean that while digital currency would be accepted as virtual currency, buying and selling would be regulated and monitored using the goods and services tax (GST).
The United Arab Emirates has introduced a new e-commerce platform to aid the relations between its food industry and farmers in India.
A Chinese blockchain association has partnered with local tech company Chongqing Jinwowo Technologies to develop a blockchain-based e-commerce platform.
Japanese retail giant Rakuten has been awarded a license to operate a cryptocurrency exchange, after relaunching its exchange service as Rakuten Wallet.
The e-commerce giant has abruptly announced that cryptocurrency-related listings will not be allowed on the platform. The announcement comes on the heels of a significant investment from PayPal.
Logistics giant United Parcel Service (UPS) has acquired a stake in blockchain-powered e-commerce platform Inxeption Corporation.