“From today, people in more than 200 markets around the world will have the option to pay with PayPal,” said Rupert Keeley, senior vice president of PayPal Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The people of Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Paraguay will be able to register for a PayPal account and start making payments on millions of websites around the world without the worry of entering their credit or debit card details online as soon as services go live.
“While technology is breaking down barriers to global commerce, many people are wary of entering their credit or debit card details on the website of an unknown seller, operating in a distant country,” said Keeley.
Paying via PayPal, according to the senior VP, provides peace of mind, “because people never have to expose their financial information during the transaction.”
The global payment service company addition of these markets will bring the total number of markets PayPal serves to 203.