In Japan, the Payment for goods and services with Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular . For example, Yitanzi, which realizes real estate, not only announced payment support for crypto-currencies, but also exhibited the first lot available to buyers for 547 BTC. This is a small commercial building, estimated at 6.4 million dollars.
Representatives of the company note that today many investors are interested in Crypto Currency real estate market, and they would like to pay off tokens earned, not “fiat” money. In this case, and a significant part of the sellers, do not mind to get paid for the realized object in digital currency.
Yitanzi notes that they plan to sell the lot within a few weeks, and in the future they plan to expand the use of crypto-currency by including Ethereum coins in the list of settlement funds , the second most popular and capitalized crypto currency in the world.
A similar decision was made in the management of Yamada Denki. The country’s largest network seller of home appliances began testing the payment service with Bitcoin. Its implementation is carried out jointly with the BitFlyer exchange . Initially, as a pilot option to pay for purchases with BTC coins, it will be possible only in two Tokyo stores of the company, but in the future such a possibility will appear in all the brand’s outlets without exception.
The management of the network notes that among buyers of Yamada Denki a significant number of foreigners, including Bitcoin holders. It would be convenient for them to pay with crypto currency without the need to convert money.
The company said that it is planned to set limit limits on the value of goods at 500,000 yen for purchases using Bitcoin, which at the current exchange rate is about 2.75 thousand dollars.
At the same time representatives of the retailer note that they will advertise and promote this method of payment in masses in every possible way, which will positively affect the popularity of Japanese crypto currency.
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