06-Dec-18, Cards International 

China’s UnionPay International has partnered with Portugal-based private bank Millennium bcp for the issuance of UnionPay Portugal cards across the country.

UnionPay partners Millennium bcp to foray into Portugal market (c) Cards International

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Millennium bcp will issue UnionPay consumer as well as commercial cards. The cards will additionally support UnionPay’s QuickPass contactless payment capability for tap-and-pay transactions at more than 12 million POS terminals globally.

Currently, UnionPay cards are issued by Chinese banks in eight European countries. Millennium bcp becomes the first local institution to provide the cards.

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