Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo – (ACN Newswire) – Orient Commercial Joint Stock Bank (OCB), a commercial joint stock bank in Vietnam, and JCB International Co. Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), today announced the launch of OCB-JCB Credit and Debit Card in Vietnam.
The holders of OCB-JCB Card can access the JCB acceptance network with about 30 million merchants in the world, and enjoy a lot of benefits provided by OCB, special privileges at selected merchants, and customer service at JCB Plaza, an overseas service counter.
Moreover, OCB-JCB Platinum Credit Cardholders are entitled to a number of other privileges such as the access to over 73 airport lounges in Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam; and 24/7 global support through a free hotline when booking car rental, hotel, restaurant, and golf in Japan.
In addition, OCB offers free annual fee during the validity period for the JCB Credit Card and free for the first year for the JCB Debit Card. For first 3 weeks since launching on Aug 27th 2018, OCB is also implementing a promotion program offering newly issued cardholders with gifts.
Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) was established on June 10, 1996. Through 22 years of operation and development, OCB has affirmed its prestige in the financial market. In 8/2018, OCB was ranked by Moody’s (one of the three most prestigious credit rating agencies in the world) to increase its Long-term Counter-party Risk rating from B2 to B1. This indicator reflects the ability and prestige of OCB to perform its financial obligations to its partners. In addition, OCB has received two awards from the International Financial Magazine (IFM) include: Most Innovative Digital Bank of Viet Nam 2018 and Best New Omni Channel Platform.
OCB is in the process of implementing the business strategy development for the period 2015 – 2020, bringing OCB to become a modern bank leading in retail and SME in Vietnam.
JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and began expanding worldwide in 1981. As part of its international growth strategy, JCB has formed alliances with hundreds of leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase merchant coverage and card member base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all customers worldwide. Currently, JCB cards are accepted globally and issued in 24 countries and territories. For more information, please visit: https://www.global.jcb/en/
Note: Statistics about JCB are as of June 2018.
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