Coinbase Pausing Trading in Singapore – No More Buy/Sell Bitcoin in SGD After 15 May 2018

Do take note. If you are Singapore residents or anyone but with a Coinbase Singapore account which does trade Bitcoin and other altcoins using SGD:
Coinbase is halting its operation in Singapore and you’re given time until 15th May 2018 to either buy/sell/withdraw your assets from the platform using SGD to your account.

What does that mean?

1. After 15th May 2018 and until further notice, using Coinbase Singapore account, you can no longer buy or sell Bitcoin and other altcoins inside Coinbase platform using SGD.
2. You can, however, still buy Bitcoin and other altcoins on Coinbase platform but it will be processed in USD.
3. You can only buy using Debit Card. You will no longer be able to buy using Credit Card nor using amount on your account.
4. You will no longer be able to sell your Bitcoin and other altcoins through Coinbase after 15th May 2018 unless you have any other means to store your fiat currency (not your account).


If you are an existing Coinbase and customer, do check your email for details or head here to their official announcement.


Coinbase halting operation in Singapore
Official Announcement on page – Coinbase halting its operation in Singapore


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Common Q&A – Coinbase Halting Trading in Singapore

If I don’t withdraw my assets and have passed 15th May 2018, what will happen to my assets?

They are going to be just fine. It’s just they are stuck on Coinbase platform, unless you have any other means to convert back Bitcoin and other altcoins purchases to fiat currencies but not using account nor service.

You can go through the transfer route, transferring your assets from Coinbase to any trading platforms that open and operated in Singapore, such as CoinHako and then withdraw from there.

When Coinbase will resume trading in Singapore using SGD?

Until further notice and until Coinbase comply to MAS standard, the service will remain in halting condition.


If you do have queries or thoughts, do post on comment section down below.


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