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What is is a centralized cryptocurrency exchange where users can trade a wide range of cryptocurrencies and tokens. The platform supports over 1,400 cryptocurrencies and 2,500 trading pairs. The exchange is a global leader in terms of trading volume, with over $12 billion in daily trading volume, and supports both spot and margin trading. In addition, the exchange extends its services to other markets, including options, futures and derivatives for investors. The platform was created in 2013 and claims to be "stable and trustworthy". The exchange offers an easy-to-use platform, 24/7 customer service, and a powerful mobile app, but it is not highly regulated and does not offer fiat withdrawals. In order to withdraw funds from an account or deposit cryptocurrency, users need to complete a mandatory KYC, or "know your customer" process.

Who are the founders of

The exchange was founded in China in 2013 by current CEO Han Lin. He wanted to create a secure trading platform for anyone who believes in bitcoin. Han Lin holds a bachelor's degree in computer software engineering and a master's degree in mathematics and computer science.

When did launch?

The exchange launched in 2013 under the name Bter, In 2017, the exchange was acquired by Gate Technology Inc. and renamed.

Where is located? is the first cryptocurrency exchange to be established in China. Its company is located in the Cayman Islands.

Countries with restricted access to

The platform is available to users from all countries except Cuba, Sudan, Syria, Iran, North Korea, Venezuela, Pakistan, and Crimea. In addition, some services are not available to residents of the United States (Washington, D.C., New York) and Canada.

What currencies does support?

Almost all of the most well-known tokens in the cryptocurrency industry are available on the platform, including the top 20 cryptocurrencies by market cap.

What are the fees for

The platform offers competitive fees: users pay no deposit fees when trading on the exchange, while withdrawal fees vary depending on the cryptocurrency. Spot and futures trading fees are calculated based on the user level from VIP 0 to VIP 16 (depending on the user's 30-day trading volume). The exact fees are calculated in a pending-order-taking mode.

Can I trade with leverage or margin on allows clients to trade on margin using 10x leverage. The amount of margin funding depends on the leverage (from 3x to 10x for each market).