China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) is releasing its monthly Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Rankings for January 2019. CCID runs under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. It has published the latest rankings of its Global Public Blockchain Technology Assessment Index (GPBTAI).
Moreover, this time EOS.IO (EOS) is topping the list, at the first position with a total index of 146.9. Furthermore, the renowned cryptocurrency digital asset Ethereum (ETH) and Ontology (ONT) follow EOS with 2nd and 3rd ranking.
What are the criteria of the rankings?
Well, first of all, here is the complete list of the rankings for the month of January 2019. We see that the open source cryptocurrency digital asset Stellar Lumen (XLM) previously supported by Stripe takes the 11th position. Stellar Lumen (XLM) ends up with a total index of 104.1
The most renowned cryptocurrency digital asset Bitcoin (BTC) takes the 15th position with total index score 96.3. The rankings for Bitcoin is improving with time. Qtum (QTUM) takes up 16th position with total index 96.2, while Dash (DASH) took the 18th position with total index 94.2.
The listing is taken out and updated every month, since May 2018. The list is prepared by the CCID Blockchain Institute with China Software Testing Center and support from CCID Think Tanks. The rankings also involve top minds from renowned Chinese Universities such as Peking University, and Tsinghua University.
The rankings take into account the basic tech, creativity and the applicability of the blockchain and the cryptocurrency.
It is notable that renowned cryptocurrency digital assets took up bottom positions. Ethereum Classic (ETC) serves only at the 19th position with total index 93.1 while Ripple (XRP) ended up with the 20th position and total index 92.8.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZCASH) and Litecoin (LTC) are even further down the list at 28, 25, 29 and 33 position.