12 Jul '13, 2am

In Depth: Getting Bitcoin into the Hands of China’s Average Zhou

In Depth: Getting Bitcoin into the Hands of China’s Average Zhou

China is the second-biggest and fastest growing Bitcoin market in the world, second only to the United States. This is a relatively recent development that can be traced to Cyprus’ financial crisis in spring of this year. When Cypriots and other depositors found out their accounts would be heavily levied in exchange for a national bailout, Bitcoin became a popular loophole to evade the tax. As a result, the price of a single Bitcoin shot from about $20 to $260 in a matter of days. Current Bitcoin Price (updates on refresh) The price just as quickly receded, but not before news of the virtual currency hit airwaves around the world. In China, state media tend to pay extra attention to the financial happenings of the European Union, the country’s second-largest trading partner. After a 30-minute documentary on CCTV aired and a People’s Daily article was published in May—both ...

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