Despite its relatively small size, South Korea is a global powerhouse when it comes to cryptocurrency industry. Often mentioned in the same breath as Singapore or Malta, Korean love for all things crypto has its roots in the country’s traditional inclination towards high technologies and openness to their use.
Today, South Korea accounts for some 30% of total crypto trading on a global scale
, with even the banking sector in that country making the news with its love for blockchain
. South Korea is also well known for its highly developed cryptocurrency exchange scene including the likes of Bithumb, Upbit, Coinone and others.