Another crypto exchange is stepping up and bringing Shiba Inu onto its platform.
The Shiba Inu team retweeted OKCoin Japan’s announcement that Shiba Inu’s SHIB token will be coming to the exchange in late February.
In January Coinbase and Kraken pulled out of the Japanese cryptocurrency market citing unfavourable market conditions.
Shiba Inu (SHIB) coming to OKCoin
Shiba Inu’s SHIB token is coming to OKCoin Japan in a surprise announcement retweeted by the Shiba Inu team.
The Shiba Inu community welcomes any exchange that embraces the SHIB ecosystem. In recent months, Shiba Inu holders have called for exchanges to list BONE and LEASH ahead of the Shibarium Beta release.
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Crypto trading in Japan has taken a hit after leading cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Kraken chose to withdraw their platforms from the Japanese market.
After cutting a percentage of its workforce, Coinbase halted trading operations in Japan alongside Kraken exchange. Account holders had until mid-February to withdraw all their funds from the exchange before it officially closed down.
With the Shibarium Beta releasing soon, the Shiba Inu community and crypto traders are expecting price increases for SHIB and its various other ecosystem tokens such as LEASH and BONE. Over the last 30 days, SHIB is up 9% with BONE and LEASH also being in the green.