|Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 08:10 HKT/SGT|
TOKYO, Apr 19, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), the only international payments brand based in Japan, announced that it contributed 10 million Japanese yen to support relief and recovery in the areas affected by the earthquake that struck Kyushu, Japan on April 14 2016.
JCB expresses its sincere condolences to the victims of the earthquake, and hopes for the soonest possible recovery of the people in Kyushu.
JCB is a major international payments brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981. Its acceptance network includes about 30 million merchants and over a million cash advance locations in 190 countries and territories. JCB cards are now issued in 20 countries and territories, with more than 93 million cardmembers. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with more than 350 leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase merchant coverage and cardmember base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide. For more information, visit: www.jcbcorporate.com/english
Note: JCB statistics included About JCB are as of the end of December 2015.
JCB Co., Ltd.
Topic: Disaster effects and responses
Sectors: Cards & Payments, Daily News
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