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20 Sep, 2019, 11:47 BST UnionPay Now Accepted by Over 28 million Merchants Outside Mainland China, with Cash-back Rewards Program

UnionPay International ("UPI"), the global leading payment provider, announced recently that the number of merchants outside mainland China accepting ...


05 Aug, 2019, 14:01 BST UnionPay International Offers Easier Cross-border Transactions as Overseas Issuance Reaches 120 million

UnionPay International ("UPI"), a globally leading payment provider, announced today the issuance of its 120 millionth card in the 54th market...


25 Jun, 2019, 12:13 BST UnionPay mobile payments accepted at 3,000,000 merchant locations outside mainland China

More than half of the Chinese tourists plan to travel overseas this summer, according to the booking data from China's several OTAs (online travel...


13 Jun, 2019, 08:03 BST UnionPay International Adds New Mobile Payment Solution Packages to Open Source Platform

UnionPay International ("UPI"), the global leading payment provider, announced today the introduction of the UPI wallet solution through its open...


30 Apr, 2019, 05:13 BST UnionPay International presents unprecedented offers for its mobile payment users during the May Day Holiday

With China's first four-day May Day holiday approaching, its outbound tourism market continues to heat up. According to the statistics from several...


23 Apr, 2019, 13:10 BST UnionPay teams up with mainstream institutions in six countries along the Belt and Road

On 23th April UnionPay International (UPI) signed cooperation agreements with mainstream institutions from Indonesia, Lao, Thailand, The UAE, and...


10 Feb, 2019, 07:44 GMT UnionPay offers enhanced payment experiences to Chinese outbound tourists during the Spring Festival Holiday

According to the estimates of China Tourism Academy, 7 million Chinese tourists choose to spend the 2019 Chinese New Year Holiday in about 90...


21 Jan, 2019, 11:19 GMT UnionPay's acceptance footprint extends to 174 countries and regions

With the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, approaching, many Chinese are planning to celebrate it by traveling overseas. According ...


04 Jan, 2019, 03:14 GMT UnionPay International gives global developers access to its APIs

UnionPay International (UPI) today announced the launch of the UPI Developer, an open platform that gives global developers access to 18 of...


28 Dec, 2018, 16:38 GMT UnionPay provides merchant offers across over 70 business districts outside mainland China

With the New Year holiday coming, many people are about to go traveling. Now, over 26 million merchants outside the Chinese Mainland accept UnionPay...


18 Nov, 2018, 06:25 GMT UnionPay rolls out mobile payment services in South Asia

Sri Lanka has become a new market where UnionPay is rolling out its mobile payment service. After the launch of UnionPay QuickPass service in the...


18 Oct, 2018, 14:51 BST UnionPay cards issued outside mainland China exceeds 100 million

UnionPay International announced today that the number of UnionPay cards issued outside the Chinese Mainland has exceeded 100 million. The volume of...


05 Oct, 2018, 07:13 BST 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...


28 Sep, 2018, 02:47 BST UnionPay QR code payment service to be launched in Eurasia for the first time with card issuance upsoaring

On September 27, UnionPay International signed collaboration agreements with four major institutions from Georgia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia...


20 Sep, 2018, 09:12 BST UnionPay offers various types of discounts for the up-coming Chinese National Day Holiday

With the Chinese Mid-Autumn and National Day holidays approaching, China's outbound tourism market will reach its peak. According to a joint survey...


10 Sep, 2018, 17:35 BST 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...


14 Aug, 2018, 14:45 BST UnionPay offers Chinese outbound tourists smooth payment services this summer

According to a recent report jointly issue by the China Tourism Academy and Ctrip.com, tourists traveling abroad during this summer may account for...


27 Jul, 2018, 13:27 BST UnionPay International supports personnel exchanges among BRICS

As the 10th meeting of BRICS leaders being held in South Africa, good news is coming about BRICS countries strengthening financial collaboration....


17 Jul, 2018, 13:26 BST UnionPay Will be Extensively Accepted in Tourist Attractions and Public Transportation in France

UnionPay International announced today that it has partnered with La Banque Postale to enable 37,000 merchants and 7,600 ATMs of the bank to accept...


11 Jul, 2018, 12:10 BST UnionPay Tax Refund service available in 44 countries and regions

UnionPay International announced today that its tax refund service is now available in 44 countries and regions. In addition to traditional tax...


08 Jul, 2018, 04:40 BST Premier of the People's Republic of China and Bulgarian Prime Minister witnessed the signing of a MOU between UnionPay International and Borica, Bulgarian National Payment System

On July 6, under the witness of Premier of the People's Republic of China and Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov, UnionPay International and the...


05 Jul, 2018, 04:09 BST About 4,000 Educational Institutions Outside Mainland China Accept UnionPay Cards for Tuition Payment

According to data from China's Ministry of Education, the number of Chinese students studying abroad exceeded 600,000 for the first time in 2017,...


26 Jun, 2018, 11:11 BST UnionPay QR code payment debuts in North America

UnionPay International announced today that it has partnered with Bank of China (Canada) in enabling all the stores of Foodymart in Canada to accept...


21 Jun, 2018, 02:51 BST UnionPay International launches its biggest-scale summer marketing campaign

As the summer approaches, China's outbound tourism market will usher in an annual peak. A recent report released by China CYTS shows that over 60% of ...


04 May, 2018, 13:21 BST UnionPay International the New Market Game Changer Signed Strategic Partnership with Kuwait National Switch (KNET) to Close 100% POS Acceptance and Accelerate UnionPay Cards Issuing Plans In Kuwait Market

UnionPay International announced today that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with The Shared Electronic Banking Service Company (KNET) ...