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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,

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...


Apr 27, 2018, 21:19 ET The "UnionPay" app can be used in 25 countries and regions outside mainland China

To better meet UnionPay cardholders' demands for mobile payment services, UnionPay International is expanding the acceptance scope of the "UnionPay" app outside mainland China. UnionPay International ...


Apr 20, 2018, 11:07 ET UnionPay International launches "Fly to the World" themed campaign

Data from China's OTAs show that over 60% of Chinese tourists plan to travel outside mainland China during the upcoming May Day Holiday, and many white-collars prefer to have a long-distance trip by...


Mar 14, 2018, 22:44 ET 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 ...


Feb 19, 2018, 01:43 ET UnionPay mobile payment transaction volume grows as Chinese tourists celebrating the Spring Festival all around the world

Today is the fifth day of the Chinese Spring Festival holiday, and the Chinese New Year has become a global tourism peak season with more and more Chinese tourists celebrating the festival abroad....


Feb 12, 2018, 02:32 ET Global Merchants Offer Exclusive Discounts for UnionPay Cardholders During the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year has become one of the peaks of global tourism. As estimated by China Tourism Academy and Ctrip, approximately 6.5 million Chinese people will travel abroad this Spring Festival,...


Feb 10, 2018, 19:53 ET About 90 million UnionPay cards are issued outside mainland China

UnionPay International announced today that about 20 million more UnionPay cards were issued outside the Chinese mainland in 2017, increasing the total number of UnionPay cards issued outside...


Jan 15, 2018, 05:36 ET Users and transaction of "Mobile QuickPass" APP grow rapidly over the past month

A month after its launch on Dec.11, 2017, the unified mobile application of China's banking industry, "Mobile QuickPass" APP, is gaining popularity. With more and more functions going live and more...


Jan 03, 2018, 04:20 ET UnionPay transaction volume reached a new record high during the 2018 New Year's holiday

On January 2, UnionPay released its transaction data during the New Year's holiday. During the 2018 New Year's holiday (from Dec 30, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018), the total transaction volume of UnionPay...


Dec 18, 2017, 03:56 ET UnionPay International expanding QR code payment to encourage the use of the Mobile QuickPass APP

Recently UnionPay and commercial banks in Mainland China jointly launched Mobile QuickPass, the unified APP for China's banking industry. UnionPay International is accelerating the promotion of...


Dec 08, 2017, 12:50 ET China's UnionPay supports the upgrading of the payments industry abroad

Nowadays, China's financial technical standards have become an important impetus for the upgrading of the payments industry abroad. The payment switch networks in Serbia, Belarus and Tajikistan are...