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First Ecom Launches Amex Processing Service

First Ecom Systems Limited (First Ecom) launches its American Express Card Processing Service for Merchants in Asia.

First Ecom now offers American Express (Amex) merchants the ability to accept payment by customers using Amex charge and/or credit cards via the Internet. To ensure a fast, secure and seamless transaction process,  the First Ecom payment gateway routes Amex transactions directly to the Amex global processing center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

"This is an exciting opportunity for First Ecom," said Steve Corbin, President of First Ecom. "Amex is a world recognized name in the charge card and credit card industry, and we are delighted that they have certified First Ecom to be able to process American Express Internet payments for their Merchants in the Asia Pacific region."

This service is available immediately in the following countries in the Asia Pacific region: Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peoples Republic of China, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and The Philippines.

Mr. Corbin added, "So far there has been a very enthusiastic response from merchants to the Amex Processing Service, and we're confident that this service will prove very popular throughout Asia."