December 8, 2023

Demand for mining equipment has grown 14 times in Russia

The average cost of a cryptocurrency mining farm was 117.9 thousand rubles; the demand for this is the highestequipment in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Krasnodar Territory.

In 2021, the demand formining equipment. At the Avito site, the demand for specialized energy efficient systems for mining cryptocurrency (ASIC) increased 14 times, supply - 13 times. At Ozon, according to the results of 9 months, unit sales of goods for cryptocurrency mining increased 13 times, and in monetary terms - almost 14 times, writes Kommersant.

The average cost of mining farms was 117.9thousand rubles. Interest in Antminer equipment from Bitmain has increased 11 times in a year, in Whatsminer - 23 times. The sales leaders were Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar Territory, Tatarstan and Sverdlovsk Region.

Formerly head of the Duma committee on the financial marketAnatoly Aksakov proposed to introduce mining into the All-Russian Classifier of Economic Activities (OKVED), which will allow taxing this activity and provide miners with electricity at prices for industrial consumers.

In October, the Governor of the Irkutsk Region IgorKobzev proposed equating mining with entrepreneurial activity in Russia. He also announced his readiness to provide miners in the region with platforms for industrial mining of cryptocurrencies. After that, the Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin instructed to create a working group that will discuss the issue of legalizing cryptocurrency mining in Russia.