Gate.io 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 Gate.io, Wallet.io, 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 Gate.io connector for spot trading with Hummingbot, you need to create an acount and generate an API key.
Creating Gate.io API keys¶
- 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.
- 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
view enabled API keys; enabling
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 Gate.io¶
- Run the command
- Enter the API and secret key generated from your Gate.io account
- 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.
Generally, Gate.io 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.