South Korea’s Kimchi Premium Returns: BTC and ETH Prices Jump 18% Higher Than...

South Korea’s Kimchi Premium Returns: BTC and ETH Prices Jump 18% Higher Than...

While a great number of spot exchanges have seen consistent prices in a few select areas in the world, bitcoin is selling for a premium. That’s the case in South Korea right now as there’s a price gap, otherwise known as the ‘kimchi premium’ on domestic South Korean exchanges in comparison to foreign exchanges. Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcoin Cash See Premiums in South Korea Bitcoin prices on domestic South Korean crypto trading platforms are much higher than they are across a majority of exchanges worldwide. For instance, on Tuesday morning (EST) the price per....


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