JCB is a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan. JCB launched its card business in Japan in 1961 and started growing worldwide in 1981. Its acceptance network includes about 34 million traders and over a million cash advance places in 190 countries and regions. JCB cards are now issued in 24 countries and regions, with more than 141 million card members. As part of its worldwide growth approach, JCB has formed alliances with hundreds of leading banks and financial institutions globally to increase trader coverage and card member base. As a comprehensive payment solution provider, JCB commits to provide responsive and high-quality service and products to all clients worldwide.