TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - In a symbolic signing ceremony today,
Bank of China (Canada) and MasterCard Canada announced a new agreement
that will see the Bank of China (Canada) offer its first credit card in
Canada as it expands its personal banking and card services.
"Extending our product line-up is an important milestone in building our
personal banking service offering," said Heng Wang, Senior Vice
President Bank of China (Canada). "We take enormous pride in working
with companies that share our values and respect for our customers, and
we look forward to a hugely successful relationship with MasterCard and
other business partners."
The new Bank of China (Canada) MasterCard credit card will complement
the bank's other personal banking services, including chequing and
savings accounts, personal lines of credit, and mortgage services. In
providing personal banking services, the Bank of China (Canada)'s
customer service representatives effectively communicate with its
customers in multiple languages and dialects, such as in English,
Mandarin, and Cantonese.
"This partnership with the Bank of China (Canada) is a great example of
working with our customers to deliver flexible credit card solutions
that will meet unique customer needs," said Betty DeVita, President,
MasterCard Canada. "Together, MasterCard and its customers continue to
bring MasterCard's safe, simple and smart payment technologies to
diverse consumers and businesses."
About Bank of China (Canada)
Bank of China (Canada), www.bankofchina.ca, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of China Limited, was
incorporated in Canada on September 8, 1992 and officially started its
operation on May 18, 1993. The Bank offers all kinds of retail and
commercial banking services, such as deposit, loan, remittance, trade
finance, foreign exchange, and Canadian dollar clearing. The Bank's
Head Office is located at 50 Minthorn Blvd, Markham Ontario. At status
quo the Bank has 9 branches (Toronto downtown branch, Toronto
Scarborough branch, Toronto Markham branch, Toronto North York branch,
Toronto Mississauga branch, Calgary branch, Vancouver branch, Vancouver
Richmond branch and Vancouver Burnaby branch), and hires more than 200
employees. Bank of China (Canada) offers the best RMB banking services
in Canada. The Bank's mandate is to promote the development of economic
and trade relations between Canada and China, serve over one million
Chinese in Canada, and contribute to economic growth of both countries.
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institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210
countries and territories. MasterCard's products and solutions make
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For further information:
Bank of China (Canada):
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