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UnionPay Partners With La Banque Postale To Expand Card Acceptance

“UnionPay International has partnered with French bank La Banque Postale to expand the acceptance of its cards across the country, with focus on tourist attractions and public transportation. Under the alliance, the partners intend to facilitate Chinese tourists to use UnionPay cards at 37,000 merchants and 7,600 ATMs of the bank within next year. The […]
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UnionPay International Launches Mobile Payment Service Platform to Accelerate Rolling Out of its Mobile Payment Worldwide

“UnionPay International has recently launched UnionPay International Mobile Payment Service (hereinafter referred to as UMPS), which enables commercial banks, retailers, mobile phone manufacturers and third party institutions outside mainland China to get access to multiple UnionPay mobile payment solutions, including UnionPay mobile QuickPass and UnionPay QR code payment, via the open API of UMPS.”
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UnionPay International Launches Mobile Payment Service Platform to Accelerate Rolling Out of its Mobile Payment Worldwide

“UnionPay International is endeavoring to expand the acceptance scope of the “UnionPay” APP outside mainland China and is partnering with commercial banks and retail groups to carry out collaboration in e-wallet business. CEO of UnionPay International Cai Jianbo said, “The launch of UMPS will contribute to the global rollout of the UnionPay mobile payment products, offering UnionPay […]
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UnionPay International launches the “UnionPay” app in Hong Kong and Macau to enhance the local customers’ mobile payment experience

“UnionPay International announced today that in answer to the construction of the Greater Bay Area and to meet the increasingly payment needs brought by the exchanges between Hong Kong/Macau and the Chinese Mainland, the unified mobile payment app of China’s banking industry, “UnionPay”, has started offering service to customers in Hong Kong and Macau, facilitating the interconnection of mobile payment in the […]
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Merchants worldwide optimize UnionPay services during Golden Week to enhance Chinese tourists’ experience

“The China Tourism Academy estimates that there will be 7 million outbound tourists during the Chinese National Day Holiday this year, hitting a record high. This holiday has become a global Golden Week, which is attracting the attention of foreign media and merchants. The Forbes website recently reported that Chinese tourists’ preference for experience, consumption […]
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UnionPay’s acceptance footprint extends to 174 countries and regions

“In order to meet the payment needs of Chinese outbound tourists, UnionPay International continues to improve its acceptance network outside mainland China. So far, the UnionPay acceptance footprint has extended to 174 countries and regions. In the second half of 2018, Serbia, Montenegro and Jamaica started accepting UnionPay cards. On the eve of the Spring Festival, merchants in the UK, Poland and Georgia began […]
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