UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY) — Thailand’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin Co. Ltd. (BX.in.th) announced that it will cease all operations on September 30th. Users must withdraw all funds by November 1.
We will be halting all trading on September 30th 2019, please read the details here: https://t.co/R2PzRoHxeD
— Bitcoin Co. Ltd. (@BitcoinThai) September 1, 2019
So, the exchange is not going to renew the license for providing trade in digital assets from the local Securities and Exchange Commission for 2020. Deposits will be stopped on September 6th.
Representatives of the exchange thanked the loyal users for five years of work, stressing that all the funds are completely safe, but still did not reveal the reasons for closing the business.
Interestingly, at the moment, the region is actively promoting another site – BitKub. ForkLog sources say that the real reason for the closure of BX.in.th could be pressure from regulators with the assistance of a new player.
Recall that at the end of last year it became known that the South Korean Upbit also intends to enter the Thai market.
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