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PayPal Adds Markets, Language Support

Online payment service—and eBay subsidiary—PayPal has announced it has expanded its reach to 87 new national markets, and had finally made its primary site available in three new languages. The new additions make PayPal available in 190 markets around the world.

As of today, users will also be able to access the main PayPal site—and all online transaction processes—in Spanish, French, or simplified Chinese. Users with Internet browsers configured to prefer any of those three languages will automatically be offered to view the site in their preferred language when they first visit the site.

“We are thrilled to expand our services to 190 markets worldwide, and introduce three new languages to the PayPal.com site,” said Dana Stalder, PayPal senior VP, in a statement. “By enabling customers to view PayPal.com in Spanish, French and simplified Chinese, we now offer customers in 46 markets the ability to transact in their native language, making domestic and cross border trading secure and simple for millions of customers around the globe.”

PayPal is a leading online transaction processor, and is particular popular with users of online auction sites like eBay, although PayPal can be used to purchase a vast array of goods and services from non-eBay sites and merchants.

The 87 new markets PayPal now supports are listed below; PayPal also offers a complete list of supported markets around the world.

Albania
Algeria
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Armenia
Azerbaijan Republic
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Chad
Colombia
Comoros
Democratic Republic of Congo
Republic of Congo
Cook Islands
Djibouti
Dominica
El Salvador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Faroe Islands
Gabon Republic
Gambia
Greenland
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Honduras
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Federated States of Micronesia
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Nauru
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Niue
Norfolk Island
Oman
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Romania
Rwanda
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Swaziland
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Yemen
Zambia

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