PayPal is launching in Lebanon and Egypt

24 Mar, 2013

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PayPal will finally launch in Lebanon and Egypt in 2013, the general manager of the online payment gateway, Elias Ghanem, announced Thursday at the ArabNet conference.

Paypal is fully enabled – meaning buyers and sellers with locally issued bank accounts can do complete transactions – in the GCC and Jordan. In Yemen, Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria

In an interview with ArabNet founder and CEO, Omar Christidis, Ghanem said that e-commerce in the MENA region was a $9 billion industry in 2012 and is projected to reach $15 billion by 2015.
PayPal currently has a 5 percent share of the market and aims to raise its share to 10 percent in the next three years.

Via Daily Star

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  1. Abu Obeida Bakhach  |  April 19th, 2013 at 9:32 PM #

    great. looking forward to being able to buy content off appstores in the region

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