Friday October 18, 2019 08:44


UnionPay cards issued outside mainland China exceeds 100 million Stcoks—19 Oct 18

UnionPay International announced today that the number of UnionPay cards issued outside the Chinese Mainland has exceeded 100 million. The volume of transactions made with these overseas-issued UnionPay cards has grown by over 40% during the first three

Global merchants welcome new-generation Chinese tourists with UnionPay card Lifestyle—09 Oct 17

6 million Chinese tourists are expected to visit foreign countries during the Golden Week from October 1. According to the latest analysis of China Tourism Academy, compared with previous years, the new-generation Chinese tourists of outbound tourism,

41 million merchants worldwide choose UnionPay Stcoks—15 Mar 17

Latest data show that more than 41 million merchants and over 2 million ATMs across 160 countries and regions accept UnionPay cards. Over 10 million online merchants based outside mainland China support UnionPay Online Payment. UnionPay International

Payments by Alipay and UnionPay Cards to be Accepted at Peach Booking Site! Introducing key payment Lifestyle—23 Feb 17

Inoue) announced that starting today, it will begin accepting payments by Alipay and UnionPay cards at thePeach booking site. Alipay is China's leading third-party payment platform currently used by approximately 450million people, chiefly in China, and

UnionPay International and the Largest Commercial Bank in Myanmar Jointly Issue UnionPay Stcoks—19 Oct 16

UnionPay International and Kanbawza Bank (KBZ Bank) have begun issuing credit cards to customers. The card is from UnionPay and will come in two forms: a Classic Card and a Platinum Card. This will allow people to purchase goods and services, as well as

90% of Chain Convenience Stores in Japan Accept UnionPay Credit Cards General—09 Sep 16

After all 7-11, Lawson, FamilyMart and Circle K Sunkus chain stores in Japan have accepted UnionPay cards, cardholders can now use UnionPay debit cards and credit cards at over 2,000 local MINISTOP convenience stores. This means that 90% of the chain

Report: UnionPay Cards Support China#s Outbound Tourism General—08 Sep 16

On September 8, UnionPay International and China Tourism Academy released the Annual Report on China's Outbound Tourism (2016), stating that China's outbound tourism has entered into a period of rational increase and will continue growing steadily in the

Two Million Merchants in Europe Accept UnionPay Cards General—05 Sep 16

UnionPay International announced on September 2 that, consumers can now pay with UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) at about two million merchants in Europe. In particular, over 70% of the merchants in the UK, France, Germany, Italy,

Over 80% of Merchants in the US Accept UnionPay Credit Cards General—05 Sep 16

It is learnt on September 1 that almost all the ATMs in the US accept UnionPay cards for cash withdrawal and over 80% of the local merchants accept UnionPay credit cards. In tourists' favorite destinations like New York, Hawaii, San Francisco, Los

UnionPay Offers Secure and Convenient Payment Service for Chinese Students Studying General—29 Aug 16

As the new semester begins, Chinese students who study overseas are going abroad. It is learnt that over 2,000 educational institutions outside mainland China accept UnionPay cards for tuition payment, and UnionPay payment service system has covered all

UnionPay HCE Mobile QuickPass Launched in Macau General—18 Aug 16

UnionPay International and ICBC jointly announced on August 17, that they are launching UnionPay HCE mobile QuickPass in Macau. This is the first mobile credit card introduced in the market. Customers with UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62)

UnionPay International: 3 Must-Know Card-Using Tips in Brazil General—05 Aug 16

If you are setting off for Brazil, remember to take along your UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) so as to enjoy convenient and preferential service. Now, 60% of merchants and 30,000 ATMs in Brazil accept UnionPay cards, and many merchants

UnionPay International Accelerates the Localization of Its Overseas Business-UnionPay cards are General—20 Jul 16

UnionPay International is accelerating its localization overseas by enlarging card-issuing scale abroad, and by supporting overseas cardholders' card-using in the local market, China and other countries and regions. Latest data show that, by this June,

Over 2000 Overseas Educational Institutions Accept UnionPay Cards for Tuition Payment-UnionPay General—04 Jul 16

UnionPay's payment service for students who study abroad is extending from tuition payment to all aspects of daily life. On July 1st, UnionPay International announced that now over 2,000 educational institutions overseas accept UnionPay cards for tuition

UnionPay International Launches Third Annual Global Airport Campaign with Expanded Duty-Free General—17 Jun 16

Travelers can enjoy exclusive discounts, gifts and more when they pay with UnionPay cards at over 120 duty-free shops in 28 countries and regions UnionPay International (UPI), an international payment network, has launched the 2016 Global Airport

UnionPay International#s Promotion of Overseas Card Issuance Welcomed by Inbound General—17 May 16

With UnionPay's rapid expansion overseas, especially the implementation of its localization strategy, UnionPay cards are frequently used by an increasing number of overseas cardholders. It is learnt on May 9 that, by the end of the first quarter of 2016,

ANZ Enables Comprehensive Acceptance of UnionPay Cards across 9 South Pacific Island General—13 May 16

On May 11, UnionPay International and ANZ jointly announced in Fiji that UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) will be accepted by all ANZ ATMs and POS terminals across 9 South Pacific island countries. UnionPay chip cards will be accepted for

UnionPay and Its Partners Jointly Launch QuickPass-Innovative finance benefits public welfare and General—15 Dec 15

On December 12, UnionPay launched QuickPass in Beijing in cooperation with over 20 commercial banks, ushering in an era of mobile payment that is safer and more convenient. From now on, people can pay not only with UnionPay cards but also via its mobile

5% Cash Rebate for UnionPay Transactions at 60 Thousand Online Retailers in South General—29 Jul 15

UnionPay International announced on July 28, that about 60,000 online merchants in South Korea now offer exclusive 5% cash rebate upon purchases made with UnionPay cards (with card number starting with 62). The marketing event applies to all UnionPay

UnionPay cards can be used in more than 1,200 overseas educational institutions for safe and General—24 Jul 15

UnionPay International announced on July 23 that the number of overseas educational institutions, including high schools, colleges and universities accepting UnionPay cards for tuition payment has risen to more than 1,200. The service is available in

The upgraded privileges of UnionPay cards in summer vacation cover near 1,000 merchants distributed General—23 Jul 15

Today, UnionPay International announced that it will initiate the preferential program over 40 business areas worldwide, according to which the exclusive privileges of UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) up to 10% discount will be launched by

Expanding Overseas Innovative Payment Services, UnionPay Brings QuickPass to General—15 Jun 15

UnionPay International and ANZ jointly announced on June 11 in Melbourne that all the ATMs and merchants under ANZ in Australia will accept UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) and the UnionPay QuickPass service will be available in Australia

China UnionPay Chairman: Global UnionPay Card Issuance Exceeds 5 Billion General—11 Jun 15

The cumulative number of UnionPay cards issued globally has exceeded 5 billion and UnionPay has become Chinese residents' preferred payment brand, Ge Huayong, Chairman of China UnionPay, said at the opening ceremony of 2015 Shanghai City Campaign in

UnionPay Cardholders Can Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Free General—25 May 15

UnionPay cards are bringing cardholders rewarding experience and value-added services in culture, art and many other fields. Starting from June 1, holders of UnionPay cards (card number starting with 62) can visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New

UnionPay International Joins Hands with Chinese E-commerce Firm to Provide Cross-border Payment General—08 Apr 15

UnionPay International announced on April 8 it entered cooperation with DinoDirect Ltd in cross-border online businesses, enabling the latter’s B2C platform DinoDirect, B2B platform Osell and related websites to accept UnionPay cards (card number

UnionPay International Joins Hands with 80 Airport Duty Free Shops to Expand Cardholder Stcoks—20 Mar 15

UnionPay International announced on March 20 it launched a new privilege program featuring special discounts at 80 duty free shops in 70 airports by partnering with 16 world-renowned duty free groups. Holders of UnionPay cards (card number starting with

UnionPay Launches Haigou 2.0 to Upgrade Cross-Border Online Shopping General—11 Sep 14

UnionPay International (UPI), the provider of global payment services for UnionPay cards (card numbers starting with 62), today announced the launch of UnionPay Haigou 2.0 under the name "Shop The World" (, with hundreds of overseas

UnionPay International Upgrades Global Cardholder Preferential Program with the Launch of 40 General—15 Jul 14

UnionPay International, the provider of global payment services for UnionPay cards (card numbers starting with 62), today announced that its cardholder preferential package will expand to cover 40 core business and retail districts as it upgrades its

Westpac signs partnership with China UnionPay Stcoks—08 Apr 14

Westpac Banking Corporation today announced it has entered into an agreement for Westpac to accept China UnionPay cards in Australia via ATMs, merchant terminals and online payment facilities. This will allow UnionPay cardholders to use their cards at

UnionPay: Spring Festivals to Be Held across Japan! Lifestyle—03 Apr 14

UnionPay cards have handled over 15 billion yen worth of transactions for tourists visiting Japan as of September of 2013. The Ryukyu Kaiensai Festival (Photo: Business Wire) To