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Jan. 14, 2019

CITCON Expands the Service Scope of UnionPay QR Code Payment in North America

CITCON announced the partnership with UnionPay International and the introduction of UnionPay QR Code payment to more merchants in North America. The addition and integration of UnionPay QR Code payment onto CITCON’s platform, in addition to enabling acceptance of UnionPay’s debit and credit cards, and other payment solutions preferred by Chinese consumers, brings merchants a one-stop solution to accept all major payments from Chinese consumers; and marks CITCON as one of the first fully integrated payment solution providers in North America to offer all major Chinese mobile payment options.

Jan. 14, 2019

CITCON and Aurus Partner to Deliver Chinese Mobile Wallet Solutions to Enterprise Retailers

CITCON announced a technology partnership with Aurus Inc., a global leader in innovative payment solutions for luxury and specialty retailers. The partnership extends the availability of Chinese mobile wallet solutions including Alipay, WeChat Pay and China UnionPay to enterprise retailers in North America using Aurus solutions to seamlessly accept payments from Chinese consumers.

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Integrating Mobile Payments to Attract New Customers from China

By East West Bank

There is no denying that mobile payments—and mobile wallets—are the future. The total revenue of the global mobile payment market is supposed to surpass $1 trillion in 2019, with China leading the way.

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THREE QUESTIONS With Wei Jiang, COO of Citcon

By Airport Revenue News Magazine

By 2021, China will become the number one international tourism market. The whole industry is preparing to welcome Chinese travelers. Of all the efforts to welcome Chinese travelers, mobile payments is one of the easiest ways to make Chinese customers more comfortable.

US merchants adopt Chinese app payments to draw big spenders

By Nikkei Asian Review

For merchants, the advantages of accepting Alipay and WeChat Pay extend beyond facilitating transactions. While the apps may have begun as digital wallets, they have evolved into lifestyle apps, allowing users to book flights, rent bicycles, review restaurants and more.

U.S. Tourism and Hospitality Stakeholders Embrace Chinese Mobile Payments

By Jing Travel

By offering familiar, cashless mobile payment options like Wechat Pay and Alipay, Chinese travelers in the U.S. can more conveniently make purchases without the hassles of currency exchange or ensuring their credit or debit cards function.