is operated by Gate Technology Corp. Their mission is to serve the blockchain industry by providing secure and reliable products & services to consumers and companies around the world.

The "Gate ecosystem" consists of,, HipoDeFi and Gatechain, all of which were created to provide users with a secure, simple and fair trading platform as well as the ability to safeguard assets and trading information.


To use connector for spot trading with Hummingbot, you need to create an acount and generate an API key.

Creating API keys

  1. Log in to your account here go to your profile then select API Management. If you do not have an account, you will have to create one and verify your ID.


You must enable 2FA in your Gate io account to create the API key.

  1. Then click the new API key. Make sure to store & secure the secret key. A secret key will be displayed only once during the API creation.


For API key permissions, we recommend using trade and view enabled API keys; enabling transfer, or the equivalent is unnecessaryfor current Hummingbot strategies.


If you lose your Secret Key, you can delete the API and create a new one. However, it will be impossible to reuse the same API.

Connecting to

  1. Run the command connect gate_io Connecting to Gate io
  2. Enter the API and secret key generated from your account
  3. A message will be displayed when you have successfully connected to the exchange

Minimum order sizes

The minimum order size is about 1 USD in value for all trading pairs.

Transaction fees

Generally, charges 0.2% for both maker and taker orders. However, users who are on a higher VIP Tier can receive discounts. More information can be found in their help center article:


If you are on discounted fees, follow the instructions how to override the default fees used in the Hummingbot client.