The South Korean crypto-exchange is negotiating with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand and the Financial Services Agency of Japan about opening its branches in these countries, Bitcoin.com reported.
According to the official statement, the exchange is interested in expanding its business to countries, governments of which show great interest in digital assets, and also develop e-commerce and fintech.
It is expected that Bithumb Thailand Company Limited will start trading in late October, and the Japanese stock exchange – in February 2019. In the future, Bithumb plans to expand into other markets.
In June, Bithumb was able to recover more than half of the funds stolen as a result of the hacker attack.