In September last year the Chinese authorities made it clear they would shut down all Chinese bitcoin trading platforms – but the Chinese are still crazy about bitcoin, explains BTCC co-founder Bobby Lee. Photo: AP

Why Chinese love bitcoin but ‘old money’ Hong Kong doesn’t: a former trading platform operator speaks out

Bobby Lee, who co-founded a cryptocurrency trader, explains the very different ways they are viewed by Chinese, Hongkongers and Westerners, and why China’s clampdown on trading is only making bitcoin more resilient

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In September last year the Chinese authorities made it clear they would shut down all Chinese bitcoin trading platforms – but the Chinese are still crazy about bitcoin, explains BTCC co-founder Bobby Lee. Photo: AP
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