Chinese language cryptocurrency mining agency Canaan will proceed to develop operations regardless of the continuing bear market and an related drop in earnings, in response to the corporate’s CEO.
Canaan posted a 90% over-the-quarter lower in web revenue in Q3 2022, the agency formally announced on Nov. 14. The agency’s Q3 web revenue amounted to 61.1 million renminbi (RMB), or $8.6 million, which is a 88% lower from the identical interval in 2021, Canaan famous.
The corporate’s revenues dropped about 41% from 1.7 million RMB ($230,000) in Q2 2022, whereas gross revenue plummeted 75% from 940 million RMB ($130 million) posted within the earlier quarter.
Amid Bitcoin (BTC) mining changing into much less worthwhile as a result of crypto winter, Canaan’s mining gadgets have additionally skilled a big decline in demand. In accordance with the most recent financials, Canaan bought a complete 3.5 million terahashes per second (Th/s) of computing energy in Q3, or 37% lower than within the earlier quarter.
Regardless of a downward development in its newest monetary report, Canaan doesn’t plan to decelerate the corporate’s progress. Quite the opposite, Canaan continues to scale its operations internationally, together with analysis and improvement initiatives in addition to mining operations, CEO Nangeng Zhang stated.
“As a part of our ongoing effort to strengthen our analysis and improvement capabilities, we’re increasing our Singapore headquarters with promising native analysis and improvement abilities to assist help our enterprise on a world scale,” Zhang famous.
He additionally mentioned that Canaan has been increasing its mining enterprise in the US this 12 months, including:
“We face a really robust trade interval because the Bitcoin value is sinking to lows the market has not seen in two years. Our precedence is to preserve our money, decrease our bills, and endure this market downturn.”
Other than scaling worldwide, Canaan has been engaged on new mining options this 12 months. In October, Canaan formally released its new mining gadget sequence, AvalonMade 13. The brand new sequence relies on the superior application-specific built-in circuit know-how, together with two fashions that includes 110 Thash/s and 130 Thash/s hash charges.
Canaan didn’t instantly reply to Cointelegraph’s request for remark.
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“The launch of the brand new era product reaffirms our confidence within the elementary worth of the Bitcoin ecosystem and displays our fixed efforts within the analysis and improvement of supercomputing know-how,” Zhang said.
As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, Canaan posted a 117% improve in gross revenue in Q2 2022 over the identical interval in 2021. The corporate nonetheless anticipated a deterioration in financials as a result of ongoing bear market.