VeriTrans, Sumitomo Mitsui Card join forces to bolster China UnionPays online payment service

Tuesday 23 December 2014 10:00 CET | News

VeriTrans, an online payment service provider in Japan and a division of econtext Asia, has partnered Sumitomo Mitsui Card, a provider of credit card related services, to enhance the online shopping platform BuySmartJapan by expanding the number of merchants supporting the China UnionPay online payment service.

In addition to a direct link with Japans price comparison website, econtext Asia also recruited a large drugstore chain Welcia to join the platform. At the same time it has further strengthened China UnionPays online payment features and provided purchasing services for Japanese goods to Chinese consumers across 120 countries and regions.

BuySmartJapan provides a platform and one-stop solution via purchasing, payment and cross-border logistics services to Chinese consumers who favour Japanese products. Consumers not residing in Japan may register for free membership on BuySmartJapan and shop for their favourite items online. BuySmartJapan can provide delivery service across 120 countries and regions. Through the cooperation of BuySmartJapan with Japans price comparison website, consumers may purchase items on most favourable terms after comparing prices throughout Japan. has as many as 45 million viewers and more than 1 billion page views. After a price comparison, consumers may choose the merchants with the most reasonable deals to purchase their products.

econtext Asia is an intermediate holding company under Digital Garage Group. Digital Garage Groups payment segment is operated by econtext Asia through subsidiaries including VeriTrans and ECONTEXT, INC., a convenience store payment provider in Japan.

VeriTrans develops and provides system tools and services that are friendly to both online merchants and end-customers, enabling ecommerce players to focus on their own business.

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Keywords: VeriTrans, Sumitomo Mitsui Card, China UnionPay, online payment service, credit card, online shopping
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