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NETS and Thailand’s Nationwide ITMX Develop Cross-Border QR Fee Ties

Community for Digital Transfers (NETS), Singapore’s cost providers group, and Nationwide ITMX, Thailand’s key inter-bank cost infrastructure and central knowledge processing system, introduced the enlargement of their cross-border QR cost collaboration.

This partnership will facilitate inbound and outbound cross-border funds between Singapore and Thailand.

Singaporeans utilizing native banking apps, DBS PayLah! and OCBC Pay Anybody, will have the ability to scan Thailand’s nationwide PromptPay QR to make funds at over 8,000,000 retail acceptance factors throughout well-liked vacationer locations reminiscent of Bangkok, Pattaya, and Phuket.

UOB TMRW customers shall be ready to take action as effectively from subsequent 12 months.

Native retailers will have the ability to settle for funds from Thailand travellers who can now make QR funds in Singapore by scanning any NETS QR with apps from taking part banks and e-wallets from Financial institution of Ayudhya, Bangkok Financial institution and Krungthai Financial institution.

On account of the collaboration, NETS retailers spanning throughout 120,000 acceptance factors in Singapore will have the ability to settle for cashless funds from taking part Thai banks or e-wallets.

NETS retailers in Singapore are already in a position to settle for WeChat Pay and Bhim QR funds, BCA, RuPay and MyDebit financial institution playing cards in addition to e-wallets taking part in Alipay+ options.

Lawrence Chan, Group CEO at NETS

Lawrence Chan

Lawrence Chan, CEO of NETS Group mentioned,

“Singapore customers travelling to Thailand can stay up for purchasing with out trouble. Extra small retailers that beforehand accepted money solely at the moment are in a position to settle for QR funds by way of this service. As well as, customers are in a position to take pleasure in aggressive change charges and but not cope with forex money conversion.


Likewise, native retailers in Singapore can improve their buyer base by providing extra digital cost choices to incoming travellers from Thailand. Having a QR cost possibility with aggressive change charges will improve comfort for consumers as they now not want to fret about having money readily available.”

Wanna Noparbhorn

Wanna Noparbhorn

Wanna Noparbhorn, Managing Director of Nationwide ITMX mentioned,

“NITMX all the time strives to construct sustainable infrastructure for the monetary service business in Thailand and we’re delighted to accomplice with NETS to allow the world’s first FAST (quick and safe transfers) cross-border cost service between Singapore and Thailand.


Because the borders at the moment are open, travellers to Thailand can take pleasure in cashless funds whereas touring and purchasing by merely utilizing PayLah! and Pay Anybody at varied acceptance factors all through Thailand.”


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