Asia: the new frontier for global payments

With regulatory barriers lowered, the region is ripe for new entrants

Popular destinations: Singapore and Hong Kong are attractive for servicing other countries in the region

Asia has become the new frontier for online international payments-processing firms, as a softening of the regulatory landscape has opened the door for more players – both foreign and domestic – to enter the sector.

Singapore and Hong Kong have become popular destinations for overseas firms, a number of which have set up regional bases to access other markets in the region, particularly those of China and India.

“Asia has become an increasingly important market as regulation has begun to allow

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