September 18, 2020

Bittrex Cryptocurrency Exchange Announces Suspension of Services in 31 Countries

Bittrex Cryptocurrency Exchange Announces Suspension of Services in 31 Countries

On October 18, the Bittrex exchange announced the closure of services in 31 countries. Cryptocurrency representatives exchanges called regulatory uncertainty the main reason for this step.

According to an official announcement, traders using Bittrex International will lose access to their accounts on October 29th. Blocking will affect users from the following countries:

Afghanistan, Egypt, Bosnia and Herzegovina,Botswana, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Iraq, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Sudan , South Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

To simplify the process of withdrawing funds, a detailed guide on the use and transfer of cryptocurrencies from the platform has been published on the exchange website.

Recall that in early June, Bittrex significantly reduced trading opportunities for US traders on the platform, excluding 42 coins from the list.