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ABA Bank and AEON MALL collaborate to boost cashless payments in Cambodia

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ABA Bank and AEON MALL collaborate to boost cashless payments in Cambodia

ABA Bank and AEON MALL on Tuesday inked an agreement to promote electronic money acceptance to make the shopping experience more convenient and safer for customers at AEON MALL.

ABA is a leading commercial bank in digital finance, while AEON MALL – a core enterprise of the AEON Group that specialises in shopping mall development and operations – manages AEON MALL Phnom Penh and AEON MALL Sen Sok City.

Under the partnership, ABA clients with the ABA Mobile app can at AEON MALL avoid the hassle of handling cash by scanning the ABA PAY QR code at checkouts.

The QR code service is ready to use in both of AEON MALL's shopping centres, which nest more than 200 shops, including department stores and a supermarket. The ABA QR codes found at POS terminals and static stands bring the convenience and safety of contactless payments.

ABA Bank has also become a strategic partner at AEON MALL Sen Sok City, providing its tenants with modern and secure cash collection tools via self-banking machines and over-the-counter services. At the same time, AEON MALL will use the ABA Internet Banking for Business platform as a comprehensive financial management tool.

"We are delighted to officially declare today our partnership with AEON MALL on electronic money acceptance and cash collection services. We are certain that ABA Bank's sophisticated and convenient solutions will bring various benefits to the tenants of AEON MALL and, ultimately, to millions of our customers and clients. It is ABA’s continuous contribution to the further financial inclusion and development of the digital economy in the country," ABA Bank executive director Madi Akmambet said at the partnership announcement.

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AEON MALL managing director Tsuboya Masayuki said: "First of all, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for this partnership and cooperation with ABA Bank. We firmly believe that our customers will delight with this collaboration on electronic payment shopping experience in our shopping malls. Last by not least, AEON MALL aims to provide the leisure living environment to our customers that pursuant to our mission to “Fill Everyday Life in Cambodia with New Possibilities”.

ABA and AEON MALL are well-known brands in Cambodia in their respective market sectors. Thanks to its digital transformation and accessible digital banking platforms, ABA is acknowledged domestically and globally as a leader in the Kingdom's banking and finance sector. Likewise, AEON MALL has become well known for its shopping experience focusing on high-quality items and services since its inception in Cambodia in 2014.

For more information on ABA Bank and AEON MALL, call the AEON MALLCall Center on 023 988 100 or the ABA Bank Call Center on 023 225 333.

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About ABA Bank

ABA Bank is Cambodia's leading private financial institution. As of June 30 this year, the Bank's total assets amounted to $7 billion. With 79 branches and more than 600 self-banking machines across the country, as well as advanced online banking and mobile banking platforms, ABA Bank reaches out to many customers with an array of modern financial services.

For more info, visit www.ababank.com.

ABA is a subsidiary of National Bank of Canada, a financial institution with around US$283 billion as of July 31 this year. Headquartered in Montreal, it has branches in almost every Canadian province with 2.7 million personal clients. It is the sixth-largest bank in Canada and the leading bank in Quebec, where it is the partner of choice among SMEs.

For more info, visit www.nbc.ca.

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AEON MALL is a specialist shopping mall developer and operator. With the third mall expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2022 and the expansion of its first, AEON Mall will become the largest shopping mall operator in Cambodia and will dominate the top three GLA that can meet the demands of customers and improve their daily living with the mission to “Fill Everyday Life in Cambodia with New Possibilities”.

For more info, visit www.aeonmallcambodia.com.

AEON GROUP is one of the largest retail trade corporations in the world, with 179 joint ventures in and outside Japan. AEON GROUP has 10 major business aspects in balanced development under a pure holding company structure. Along with its business activities, it also participates in corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects.

For more info, visit: www.aeonmall.com.


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