China Unionpay issues multiple currency card
BEIJING, Sep 25, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
China UnionPay, China's leading
bankcard network operator, introduced a multi-currency card on
Wednesday to help cardholders enjoy efficient and low-cost
cross-border payment services.
Cardholders could open multiple currency accounts on the same
card. At present, the card supports the opening of RMB, Macao pataca
and US dollar accounts. The opening of Hong Kong dollar, euro and
other major currency accounts would be available within the year,
The card can be used in Unionpay's network in 140 countries and
regions around the world. Cardholders can use a local currency
account to make payments without the need to exchange currencies.
They can also pay with an RMB account without exchange charges.
(Edited by Jiang Yujuan, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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