Expanding Services to Accommodate more Alternative Payments
London – 9 April 2012 – NOIRE, one of the leading providers of payment and risk management technologies announced today UnionPay as an additional payments option. NOIRE is already connected to over 180 local payment options. UnionPay now enables NOIRE customers to take Chinese payments increasing the reach of their online business presence.
About UnionPay, established in 2002, is the national bankcard association in China. With its pivotal role in China’s bankcard industry, UnionPay is responsible for operating the unified inter-bank clearing and settlement system in China and developing the international acceptance network for UnionPay cards. By collaborating with various parties of the Bankcard industry, UnionPay has greatly boosted the development of China’s bankcard industry.
To date, the total number of UnionPay cards issued worldwide has exceeded 2.1 billion; in 2009, the number of UnionPay card inter-bank transactions reached 7 billion totaling USD 1.1 trillion; the number of merchants, POS terminals and ATMs reached 2.13 million, 2.88 million and 930 thousand respectively. UnionPay has also established partnerships with around 400 financial institutions all over the world.
About NOIRE: NOIRE is a leading provider of payment services and risk management technologies, enabling businesses to transact online safely, fast and with ease. By allowing companies to move faster, NOIRE increases revenues whilst reducing risk and costs of doing business. Supporting FTSE listed companies as well as small businesses, NOIRE is changing the face of online business. Learn more about NOIRE.
About NOIRE Payment Technology: Fast, simple and safe, we enable organisations to accept and process payments online in multiple currencies with confidence and increase revenues. We assist our merchants in taking their businesses global. Learn more about NOIRE Payments Technology.