The Malta-based, Binance exchange makes the best efforts to choose high-quality coins and improve user trading experience. In a bid to improve liquidity further, the Binance exchange has decided to remove USDC trading pairs that are not widely used. A blog post announced this delisting.
The pairs to be delisted are ALGO/USDC, FTM/USDC, ONT/USDC, XLM/USDC, USDS/USDC. The trading will cease from Jan 7, 2020. However, only the trading pairs will be removed from the platform. The assets will still be there available for trading against different cryptos.