The first Alipay terminal was presented in Hungary

2 aprilie 2019

On March 29, 2019 the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (the central bank of Hungary) hosted the fifth annual conference in the framework of its Budapest Renminbi Initiative.

Within the framework of the event, „the first Alipay terminal was presented in Hungary, through which China’s most widespread mobile payment method would be available for Chinese users.”, according to the press release.

Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Alipay, the UniCredit, the Bank of China London Trading Center, the Corvinus Fintech Center and the Central Bank of Hungary, and professors of Fudan University of Shanghai delivered speeches.

The event also provided an opportunity for the policy- and decision-makers, leaders from the economic and financial sector and experts from Hungary and abroad to discuss the current state of the Chinese-Hungarian economic, trade and financial relations, and the possibilities for progress both in deepening and bringing relations to higher level and in building new relationships.

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Mihai Draghici – CEO PayByFace

„Dupa ce oamenii creeaza un cont PayByFace si au adaugat cardul, selfi-ul si PIN-ul, si au avut un pic de curaj sa se duca sa incerce, daca au incercat o data plata prin recunoastere faciala nu mai folosesc altceva (n.r. ca modalitate de plata). 80% dintre ei numai asta folosesc. Le place la nebunie.” 

Afla aici rezultatele in adoptia platii prin recunoastere faciala.


In 23 septembrie 2019, BNR a anuntat infiintarea unui Fintech Innovation Hub pentru a sustine inovatia in domeniul serviciilor financiare si de plata. In acest sens, care credeti ca ar trebui sa fie urmatorul pas al bancii centrale?