Kina Bank announced today an exciting new partnership with UnionPay International to offer customers’ access to their ATMs and merchant terminals. The partnership was revealed at a signing ceremony at Kina Bank Haus this morning when UnionPay Chairman, Mr Huayong Gemet with the Chief Executive Officer of Kina Bank, Mr Greg Pawson.
“It’s an incredibly exciting development for Kina Bank as we begin to accept a globally recognized card brand, offering customers more choice,” said Mr Pawson. “As PNG is an ever-growing destination market for UnionPay cardholders, it’s also an excellent offering for UnionPay customers.”
UnionPay provides high quality, cost effective and secure cross-border payment services and they have worked with more than 1800 institutions worldwide in 170 countries and regions. They cover 51 million merchants and over 2.6 million ATMs worldwide.
Mr Gemet said: “Kina Bank is our important new partner in PNG. I believe the cooperation between UnionPay and Kina Bank will not only extend our acceptance in PNG, but also offer stronger support to the economy and trade cooperation as well as personnel exchanges between China and PNG.”
The partnership comes as part of Kina Bank’s commitment to enhancing their suite of products and services and achieve their vision of becoming the most dynamic, progressive and accessible financial services company in Papua New Guinea.
“We are committed to delivering exceptional service and this is what sets us apart in the market. We believe in life-long customer relationships and strong valued strategic partnerships. They form the cornerstone of Kina Bank and entering into this partnership with Union Pay will benefit all customers. Our fresh approach to banking means we’re a better alternative banking option for everyone,” Mr Pawson said.