Two Chinese bitcoin mining equipment makers plan to raise up to $1 billion each from Hong Kong listings this year, riding on the global boom in cryptocurrencies, IFR reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the plans Reuters reports.

Canaan Creative filed a listing application to the Stock.

Exchange of Hong Kong on Monday, IFR, a Thomson Reuters publication, reported.

Zhejiang Ebang Communication has also started working with advisers on a proposed Hong Kong float of up to $1 billon, reported IFR.

Canaan Creative and Ebang could not be immediately reached for comment.

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