China UnionPay's wholly-owned subsidiary UnionPay International, in collaboration with International Cards Company (ICC), has started issuing UnionPay cards in Jordan.

The new card, which is the first multi-currency (dinar, USD and RMB) chip card, is claimed to be safer than magnetic stripe card and also more flexible for its multi-currency settlement function. It will be accepted at all the ATMs and POS terminals, and is expected to meet the payment demands of tourists visiting the country.

The card will be accepted in the UnionPay global network across 160 countries and regions.

The collaboration provides Jordanian residents and enterprises new payment options. Cardholders can also avail exclusive UnionPay offers and privileges, according to UnionPay.

In future, both companies will issue UnionPay cards in other countries and regions in the Middle East.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.