China’s National Planning Agency calls on the public to comment on the Bitcoin mining ban

The National Development and Reform Commission of China is seeking public opinions on the inclusion of crypto mining on the list of “eliminated” industries.

The country’s macroeconomic planning agency’s call for public comment is contained in a press release release Thursday.

Back on September 24, the agency Add to After the Beijing authorities launched a full-scale crackdown on crypto miners, digital currency mining was included in the list of obsolete industries.

This move provides a clear position for the committee Back and forth on this issue The last two years.

As part of soliciting public opinions, the agency’s notice requires “relevant units” and “people from all walks of life” to provide feedback to the public.

The public comment period will last for one month, from Thursday, October 21 to November 21. Members of the public who are interested in providing feedback on this matter will have four different ways to express their opinions, including e-mail, physical mail, and the comment section on the committee’s website.

In related developments, the committee also launched a postal On its website it says that the United States has replaced China as the dominant Bitcoin (Bitcoin) The world’s largest mining country.

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indeed, As Cointelegraph previously reported, The United States now accounts for more than one-third of the global Bitcoin mining hash rate distribution, with Kazakhstan and Russia ranking second and third respectively.

Even before the Beijing crackdown, North American crypto miners had been expanding production capacity through large hardware orders from major manufacturers such as Bitmain and MicroBT.

In the heyday of China’s dominance, Chinese miners controlled three-quarters of the global Bitcoin hash rate.

According to reports, Chinese miners expelled by the ban transferred their hardware To overseas locations, including Kazakhstan, Texas and Florida and other states hope to attract some of these companies.