Tether (USDT) will set up its Bitcoin mining business in Uruguay


The biggest stablecoin issuer firm decided to expand business in the South American country Uruguay.

USDT is first ranked stablecoin in the crypto market by market cap. Tether is the backend financial management firm behind USDT, which maintains the value of each USDT equal to $1. Tether is a subsidiary of the Bitfinex crypto exchange. USDT was the first stablecoin concept in the crypto market.

On 30 May 2023, Tether announced that it will invest in the Bitcoin mining business in Uruguay because it is easy to get sustainable & renewable sources of energy in this country for the Bitcoin mining business.

To establish Bitcoin mining business in Uruguay, Tether established a partnership with an unknown local firm. 

At present, Uruguay is leading the world in terms of electricity production. The country produces nearly 94% of its electricity from wind farms, solar parks, and hydropower projects. 

In this country there is no crypto focussed regulation system but Crypto trading is not illegal in this country.

Tether suggests business diversification 

The business of Tether firm is highly diversified in several jurisdictions. Around two months ago, Tether officials suggested rival stablecoin projects to keep business always diversified instead to remain highly regulated in a single country.

Indeed, Tether’s executive addresses the uncertain crypto regulatory environment of the US and noted that the majority of the highly regulated crypto firms in the US faced legal enforcement actions. 

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