Doha, 14 December 2021– QNB, the largest financial institution in Middle East and Africa, has launched WeChat Pay, the premier mobile payment solution in China, to retailers in Qatar, affirming its keenness to support retail sector clients wishing to attract Chinese customers.
Used by more than 1.2 billion monthly worldwide, the WeChat Pay mobile payment solution constitutes an additional powerful tool for retailers wishing to attract – and win the loyalty of – Chinese consumers travelling abroad.
The new partnership enables QNB’s merchant network in Qatar to cater to the Chinese customers by giving them the opportunity to make use of WeChat Pay as a safe and secure payment option and to go cashless.
With WeChat Pay, QNB is pursuing its policy of offering innovative payment acceptance options on the market targeting the international customers of its retail sector clients. The latest offering by QNB will also provide more benefit for local retailers targeting the travel and tourism industry.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 28,000 operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,600 machines.