Shoplus & UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform Collaborate to facilitate Pakistani Consumers
UnionPay International announced today that, Shoplus, the largest B2B e-commerce in Pakistan, is connected to UnionPay Cross-border B2B Payment Service Platform. After selecting commodities at Shoplus, Pakistan purchasers can complete payment with UnionPay cards via UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform, which changes the common practice of “Cash on Delivery” and facilitates trade between China and Pakistan against the background of the Belt and Road Initiative. Shoplus is also the first local e-commerce in Pakistan that has connected to UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform.
According to public data, over 90% of all the e-commerce in today’s Pakistan is done with Cash on Delivery. Shoplus is the only local B2B e-commerce that focuses on the trade between China and Pakistan. Now, by connecting to UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform, it provides local purchasers with an easier and safer payment choice to buy goods that are “Made in China”. This also facilitates the upgrade of the trade between Pakistan and other countries.
In Pakistan, for example, almost all the local POS terminals and 80% of ATMs accept UnionPay cards, and more than 4.1 million UnionPay cards are issued locally. “UnionPay” has become the No.2 international bankcard brand in terms of cards issued.
Shoplus serves for cross-border trade and retail industry, connects retailers directly with world suppliers offering good products, quick logistics andefficient services.Shoplus has currently more than 20,000 SKU&serves more than 10,000 retail stores. It is considered retailers’ first choice “one stop retail solutions”
To celebrate this business progress, UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform and Shoplus also jointly launched a marketing campaign: Prior to November 30, purchasers can enjoy discount up to 15% when paying with UnionPay cards issued outside mainland China to purchase goods at Shoplus website (www.shoplus.pk) and completing payment via UnionPay Cross-border B2B Platform.