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Let's go South Korea

Local card coverage, maximum payment conversion, and minimum risks. With Worldline, you can access the Korean market with ease and do business like a local.

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Market Snapshot

South Korea is the 3rd largest e-commerce market in Asia. A high-tech, cultural behemoth, the country features an affluent population, superior infrastructure, and one of the most advanced mobile markets in the world. With its strong and diverse purchasing power of over 51 million consumers, South Korea represents a plethora of opportunities for global companies looking to gain a foothold in Asia. Worldline can enable you to access this technologically advanced market with ease and do business like a local.

Go global, stay local in South Korea

Worldline’s full-service solution streamlines cross-border payments and offers localised options in South Korea, helping global online businesses reach more customers without local complexities. We provide:

Comprehensive local card coverage

Worldline enables you to access all local and co-branded cards in South Korea through a single integration.

Maximum payment conversion guaranteed.

Worldline ensures that transactions are processed locally in South Korea, while its global network of acquirers provides redundancy and stability. This approach has helped e-commerce businesses achieve up to 5% higher approval rates and optimise their transaction costs for greater profitability.

Enhanced security to safeguard your payments.

We provide the option to authenticate payments in accordance to Korean-specific standards, reducing the occurrence of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks.

FX management made simple.

Exchange funds at a guaranteed FX rate (available soon) to minimise potential risks from currency volatility.