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The main network of Celo (Mainnet) was launched in April 2020. Celo protocol is an open source, decentralized and distributed blockchain network. The purpose of this network is to create an environment for the development and launch of decentralized applications (DApps) compatible with smartphones. Cello's goal is for every user anywhere in the world to be able to access financial services, in order to transfer money to their contacts and buy goods through a smartphone. In the Celo protocol, there is the ability to develop and deploy smart contracts. The codes of these smart contracts are fully compatible with Ethereum virtual machines. The codes used in the design of the Celo blockchain network architecture are also similar to the Ethereum network codes. However, Celo is a completely separate network from Ethereum.
This network uses ‘zero knowledge proof’ technology and digital signature to optimize its capabilities even in weak connection conditions. In this way, very secure and extremely fast synchronization between smartphones and the Celo network is possible. This means that even users who use weak internet, low bandwidth, expensive services and cheap and old mobile phones can use Celo-based applications.
What is Celo ?
Currently, Celo network uses two native tokens or crypto assets in its network. One of them is CELO. CELO is the symbol for the cryptocurrency Celo. The symbol CELO is frequently utilized on trading platforms to identify the Celo currency. By searching for CELO on our exchange, you may quickly access information about this cryptocurrency.
Is Celo legal to buy in Malaysia
Yes, cryptocurrency is legal to buy, sell and trade in Malaysia. According to an issued guideline
on digital currencies by Malaysia’s central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), has stated that
it does not ban cryptocurrency transactions and has issued guidelines for individuals and
businesses to follow when using cryptocurrencies. These guidelines are intended to help ensure
the stability of Malaysia's financial system and to protect consumers from potential risks.
Is Celo taxed in Malaysia
Yes and no, there is no specific tax law in Malaysia that governs the taxation of cryptocurrencies
as of 12 February of 2023. However, the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) has issued
Guidelines on Tax Treatment of Digital Currency Transactions indicating that cryptocurrencies
may be subject to tax under existing laws on certain conditions. According to the mentioned
guideline above, The Malaysian Inland Revenue Board (IRBM) has stated that cryptocurrency
transactions are exempt from tax, unless they are conducted regularly or repetitively. This
means that if you engage in cryptocurrency trading on a frequent basis, you will be required to
pay taxes on your cryptocurrency earnings. For businesses involved in cryptocurrency, any
profits generated from these transactions will be subject to income tax, regardless of whether
the profits are received in cryptocurrency or fiat currency. On the other hand, according to the
above-mentioned document, since cryptocurrencies are not viewed as capital assets nor a legal
tender by Malaysian authorities, crypto transactions carried out by individual and occasional
investors are not taxed.
It is worth noting that tax laws and regulations can change over time, so we would recommend
checking with the IRBM or consulting with a tax professional for the most up-to-date information.
After you've bought Celo in Malaysia
CELO cryptocurrency plays a crucial role in the advancement of the Celo platform's ecosystem by aligning the incentives of all stakeholders. It serves as a beneficial asset to the Celo community as it can be used for transactions, reserves, staking, and governance. In addition, CELO holders can use the token to fund community-driven projects that align with the Celo network's mission of financial inclusion.
Who can buy Celo in Malaysia
In Malaysia, there are no restrictions on who can buy cryptocurrency. The best way to purchase
cryptocurrency in Malaysia depends on individual circumstances and preferences. The most
widely used method is through a digital asset exchange platform like ours. Our platform offers a
secure and reliable option for individuals looking to buy cryptocurrency in Malaysia. Our
exchange adheres to the law and provides a variety of payment options, including credit card,
debit card, bank transfer, PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Pay, without incurring exchange
transaction fees. On our platform, individuals have the capability to buy, sell, and trade
cryptocurrency tokens. As with any investment, it's important to thoroughly research and
understand the market before investing in cryptocurrency. It's also a good idea to consult with a
financial advisor or expert in the field to help you make informed decisions.
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Frequently asked questions
CELO platform aims to bring financial services to people who are underbanked or unbanked. CELO's worthwhile proposition lies in its focus on financial inclusion and its aim to bring economic empowerment to people who are currently excluded from the traditional financial system. By providing a secure and user-friendly platform for financial services, CELO aims to make it easier for people in developing countries to access the financial tools and resources they need to improve their financial well-being. Additionally, the CELO platform is designed to be highly scalable and flexible, which allows developers to build and deploy a wide range of financial dApps quickly and easily. This could lead to a vibrant ecosystem of financial services built on the CELO platform, which could increase demand for the CELO cryptocurrency and drive its value higher over time.
The use of cryptocurrency as a form of payment in Malaysia is not widely accepted. While some
businesses may accept cryptocurrency as payment, it is not yet a common method of payment
in the country. The central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), has issued guidelines for
individuals and businesses to follow when using digital currencies, including cryptocurrencies,
but has not yet issued any specific regulations regarding their use as a form of payment.
It's important to keep in mind that the use of cryptocurrency as a form of payment is still in its
early stages and may not be accepted by all businesses. Before making a purchase with
cryptocurrency, it's a good idea to check with the merchant to see if they accept it as a form of
Yes, you can cash out your cryptocurrency assets in Malaysia. You have the option to convert
your cryptocurrency holdings into Euros through our digital asset exchange platform. Once the
sale is complete, you may withdraw the funds to your bank account or use them for other
transactions as per your requirement.
On our exchange, the minimum purchase amount for CELO is $10. You also have the option to use various payment methods to complete the transaction. Once the purchase is complete, the CELO units will be visible in your cryptocurrency assets list.
The adoption of cryptocurrency and the number of people owning crypto assets can vary greatly
and is subject to change. Additionally, the ownership of cryptocurrency is often not publicly
disclosed, making it difficult to determine the exact number of people who own these assets.
However, it is estimated that over 1 million people, 3.1% of Malaysia’s total population, currently
Protecting your CELO investment is crucial, and there are several ways to do so. Keeping your private keys offline makes storing your CELO in a hardware wallet one of the safest options. You can also use a common method of keeping crypto investments which is known as the software wallet, a digital wallet that you can store on your computer or mobile device. Also, in order to make trading for CELO cryptocurrency more practical, our exchange also provides a secure private online wallet with extra features and simple access to numerous trading options.