according to statement On sale October 26thSouth Korea’s second-largest city and aspiring blockchain hub, Busan, has signed commercial partnerships with Gate.io and Crypto.com to expand its blockchain ecosystem.
As part of the deal, Crypto.com and Gate.io will open a regional office in Busan to support the development of the city’s first cryptocurrency exchange with technology and infrastructure.
Gate.io plans to train 1,000 local blockchain professionals each year, while Crypto.com is committed to helping develop local blockchain companies.
What does this mean for crypto infrastructure?
According to recent sources, Busan has secured commercial deals with Gate.io and Crypto.com. Both exchanges were required to open stores in South Korean cities as per the terms of the deal.
Additionally, each of these platforms will help create cryptocurrency exchanges supported by the Busan municipality. This is expected to be the first of its kind.
It should be emphasized that each of these exchanges had a designated role.
Both exchanges are eligible to participate in Busan Blockchain Week. [BWB]will be held from October 27th to October 29th.
Following Binance, FTX and Huobi Global, Crypto.com and Gate.io are the fourth and fifth international Bitcoin exchanges to join Busan.
It should be mentioned that Crypto.com entered South Korea in August of this year. The exchange has successfully obtained a well-known virtual asset service provider license and electronic financial transaction law registration from PnLink Co. and OK-BIT Co.
Busan and blockchain
Busan appears to be leaning heavily towards becoming a significant blockchain hub. The city has recently attracted famous cryptocurrency exchanges.
Together with Crypto.com and Gate.io, all the aforementioned exchanges will strive to develop the Busan Digital Asset Exchange. Busan Mayor Park Hyung Joon
“With this agreement, Busan is one step closer to becoming a global digital finance hub.”
In 2019, Busan was designated as a “Special Blockchain Regulation Free Zone,” allowing blockchain developers to submit projects and ideas to local governments that may be restricted elsewhere in South Korea by law. I was. By winning the title, Busan hopes to establish itself as Asia’s digital hub.