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The Blockchain Market Continues to Expand: Predictions for the Near Future

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:29
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Alexander Goborov
The global Blockchain technology market is expected to reach almost 2.5 billion USD by the year 2021
The Blockchain Market Continues to Expand: Predictions for the Near Future
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According to the recently acquired data by the research portal Statista (based in Hamburg, Germany), which have been kindly shared with UToday, the global Blockchain technology market is set to grow at an impressive rate in the near future. The trend looks as follows:


Having moved past the ~200 million USD mark two years ago, the ~350 million USD mark last year, and the ~550 million USD mark this year, the forecast predicts close to 1 billion USD next year and almost 1.5 billion USD in 2020. The projected figure for the year 2021 is set to be around 2.5 billion USD.

Note that these numbers pertain to the actual market adoption of the Blockchain technology and does not include money pools associated with daily cryptocurrency speculations, nor market capitalization values of individual altcoins.

For more insights look here:

Number of Coins and Tokens Listed on Exchange Platforms: HITBTC Has the Most

USA: Biannual History of Weekly LocalBitcoins Volume

ICO Monthly Totals in 2018: USD

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About the author

Alexander Goborov (MSc) is U.Today’s chief editor of analytics. Before joining our publication, he worked in research and education, and, briefly, as an academic ghostwriter.

His articles range from scientific to creative, among them those that came out in Journal of Language Learning, St Petersburg Times, and Kommersant.

At U.Today, he and his team specialize in the economic analysis of the Blockchain market, infographics, as well as interviews.