Good news for Indonesia, Paypal now available here,
PayPal has added support for a further 10 currencies to its internet payment system.
The latest currencies to be added are the Czech koruna, Danish krona, Hong Kong dollar, Hungarian forint, New Zealand dollar, Norwegian krona, Polish zloty, Singapore dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc.
The currencies add to the seven already available to PayPal customers, including US dollar, Australian dollar, euro, UK pound, Canadian dollar, Japanese yen and Chinese RMB.
PayPal also announced that residents in 48 countries can now use PayPal in their local markets to send money online. The new markets include Indonesia, the Philippines, Croatia, Fiji, Vietnam and Jordan.
“International expansion is a key part of PayPal’s growth strategy,” said Dana Stalder, senior vice president at PayPal.
The company claims 14 million accounts globally, and total transactions of $8.9bn in the second quarter of 2006.
Updated info (see comments below):
Members in the following countries and regions can only send payments and cannot receive payments: Andorra, Anguilla, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Botswana, Brunei, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Fiji, Gibraltar, Indonesia, Jordan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Maldives, Malta, Namibia, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Samoa, and Trinidad and Tobago.