Cryptocurrency mining companies in Russia reaches 75,000 mark in H1 2018

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August 2, 2018 by
Cryptocurrency mining companies in Russia reaches 75,000 mark in H1 2018

Russia has made the headline in the crypto globe as its industry is increasing. The listing of the variety of companies operating in crypto mining has grown longer this year already.

Russia seeing the crypto boost

The country has actually already seen a 15% surge in the variety of crypto mining business in the first half of the current year. The Russian Association of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain (RACIB) reported that the number of the crypto mining companies has shot up to a total amount of 75,000.

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As reported by, Yuri Pripachkin, the Head Of State of The Russian Organization of Cryptocurrencies and also Blockchain, said: “According to the arise from the first half of this year, the number of mining enterprises in Russia has raised by 15%, to 75,000. The mining market currently utilizes 350,000 individuals. As of July 2018, Russia represents around 6% of the world’s mining market, which is 1% greater than a year back, while the US and also Canada hold the leading placements.”

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The increase in the variety of crypto users and proprietors in the country, confirms the nation has taken a deep interest in digital money that has actually resulted in the growing understanding as well as knowledge concerning cryptocurrency amongst the nation’s people. The upward pattern also suggests that the country will possibly grow a whole lot more in the future when it concerns the adoption of cryptocurrencies.

A word of caution for Russia

Nevertheless, the association has also went down a word of care, mentioning that the delay in the fostering of cryptocurrencies in the nation may additionally refer to “a loss of investments of up to 1 trillion rubles a year”, which is around $15 million.

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