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What are supported payment methods for Trade Assurance orders?

Currently, there are three payment methods available for Trade Assurance orders: Credit Card (Visa/Master Card), e-Checking and T/T (telegraphic transfer; also known as bank transfer).

  T/T Credit Card E-Checking Boleto Pay Later

Limitation

1) No amount limit for each transaction

2) Buyers need to make payment to designated Citi Bank account listed on

order checkout page

3) Available currency:

RMB/USD/HKD/GBP/EUR/SGD/AUD/CAD/JPY

Visa, Master Card only

1) No more than 50,000USD per transaction

2) Only available for buyers with American checking account

Cumulative USD3,000 monthly per account No more than the credit available

Payment receipt

3-7 working days
(Payment needs to be linked  manually to certain Trade Assurance order by supplier)

Arrive immediately after payment success

4-5 working days

2~4 working day 1~3 working day

Transaction fee

Depends on your bank, please check with your bank for the details

2.95% of payment for order placed from Jue.4,2018 onwards (2.4% for earlier orders)

USD 15 per payment (free until Mar. 31,2019)

1.35% of payment  Free

Party to cover transaction fee

Please negotiate with your supplier, and add transaction fee to the payment amount if you are responsible for the fee

Buyer pays the transaction fee when making payment

Buyer pays the transaction fee when making payment

Buyer pays the transaction fee when making payment /

How to pay

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Notes:
1. Time for money to reach receiver’s account is counted by working days. There will be a delay for Credit Card payment because of holidays in United Kingdom, and delay for e-Checking payment because of holidays in the US.
2. There will be security checking for each transaction by Credit Card and E-Checking, you may use T/T for payment instead when they are not available.
3. Payment through other payment methods such as PayPal、Western Union etc. will not be
 covered by Trade Assurance Service.

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