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JCB Donates 5 Million Japanese Yen to Yunnan Earthquake Relief



Tokyo, Aug 11, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - To support relief and recovery in the areas affected by the earthquake that struck Yunnan, China on August 3 2014, JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), the only global payment brand based in Japan, announced that it will contribute 5 million Japanese yen (approximately 300,000 RMB).

JCB expresses its sincere condolences to the victims of the earthquake, and hopes for the soonest possible recovery of the people in Yunnan.

About JCB

JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading credit 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 26 million merchants and over a million cash advance locations in 190 countries and territories. JCB cards are now issued in 16 countries and territories, with more than 84 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

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Kazumi Kinoshita
Corporate Communications
JCB Co., Ltd.
Phone: +81-3-5778-8353
Email: [email protected]

Source: JCB

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