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Apr 21, 2020, 23:36 ET UnionPay International Launches its Content and Service Platform to Build "Pay+" Digital Ecosystem

UnionPay International (UPI) has launched a new Content & Service Platform (UCSP), establishing a "Pay+" digital ecosystem in partnership with global financial institutions and industry service...


Apr 06, 2020, 11:26 ET UnionPay International Drives Increase In 'Contactless Payment' For Consumer Safety During COVID-19

As the struggle against COVID-19 continues, UnionPay International have unveiled a plan for increased consumer safety through accelerating the issuance of contactless payment enabled cards worldwide. ...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:56 ET UnionPay International reached cooperation in card issuance with major institutions in the Asia Pacific

On December 5, UnionPay International and 8 mainstream institutions in 5 Asia Pacific countries and regions held a collective card issuing agreement signing and business launching ceremony in...


Dec 02, 2019, 02:21 ET UnionPay International and Ctrip Release 2019 Chinese Outbound Travel Consumption Report

UnionPay International ("UPI"), one of the world's largest bank card companies, together with China's largest online travel agency Ctrip issued the 2019 'Chinese Outbound Travel Consumption Report'...


Sep 30, 2019, 02:49 ET UnionPay service now covers 176 countries and regions, creating a global payment network

As the national holiday approaches, outbound tourism from China is expecting its peak time. To meet this drastic demand, UnionPay International ("UPI"), a leading global payment provider, announced...


Sep 20, 2019, 06:37 ET 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 UnionPay services has surpassed 28 million, with...


Aug 05, 2019, 08:38 ET 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 outside mainland China, marking a new stage of...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:00 ET Payscout and UnionPay Announce Partnership on Global Ecommerce with Instant Onboarding

Payscout and UnionPay International today announced that Payscout is a Principal Member and Global Acquirer of UnionPay International, the world's largest bankcard association in terms of card...


Jun 25, 2019, 06:49 ET 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 agencies). The number of Chinese outbound tourists...


Jun 13, 2019, 02:41 ET 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 platform, UPI Developer. Through logging on to the...


Apr 29, 2019, 23:54 ET 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 OTAs in China, about 60% of Chinese tourists will...


Feb 10, 2019, 02:13 ET 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 countries and regions outside mainland China. So far, the ...


Jan 21, 2019, 06:03 ET 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 to the Report on Spring Festival Holiday Tourism...


Jan 03, 2019, 21:42 ET 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 UnionPay's cross-border mobile Internet payment products...


Dec 28, 2018, 11:13 ET 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 cards and, in the next month, over 70 popular...


Oct 18, 2018, 09:44 ET 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 transactions made with these overseas-issued...


Oct 05, 2018, 01:39 ET 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...


Sep 27, 2018, 21:33 ET 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 respectively. The Chinese Ambassador to Georgia,...


Sep 20, 2018, 03:51 ET 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 conducted by UnionPay International and Nielsen,...


Sep 10, 2018, 12:11 ET 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...


Aug 14, 2018, 08:46 ET 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 1/5 of all Chinese outbound tourists year round....


Jul 07, 2018, 23:17 ET 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 Bulgarian National Card Scheme signed a Memorandum of...


Jul 04, 2018, 22:53 ET 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, reaching 608,400, and China continues to be the...


Jun 26, 2018, 05:32 ET 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 UnionPay QR code payment. Cai Jianbo, CEO of...


Jun 20, 2018, 21:36 ET 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 Chinese tourists traveling this summer will...