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Bank Indonesia to issue cross-border QR code payment regulation

“Bank Indonesia is preparing a cross-border regulation on QR code transactions that is expected to come into effect early next year. “The cross-border regulation is for regulating QR code transactions in rupiah made by foreign players,” a BI source said as quoted by kontan.co.id on Sunday. The unnamed source said the regulation would facilitate domestic financial institutions to cooperate easily with foreign platforms like WeChat and Alipay that offer QR code payment options.”