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Western Union in the World

We are a leader in global payment services. From small businesses and global corporations, to families near and far away, to NGOs in the most remote communities on Earth, Western Union helps people and businesses move money – to help grow economies and realize a better world. In 2015, we moved over $150 billion dollars for our consumer and business clients. We continue to innovate, developing new ways to send money through digital, mobile, and retail channels, with an array of convenient pay-out options to meet business and consumer needs.


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500,000+ Agent locations, and 100,000 ATMs and kiosks around the globe

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In over 200 countries and territories

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We moved more than $150 Billion in principal in 2015 for our consumer and business clients

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Transacting in more than 130 currencies

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Transacting in more than accounts worldwide


Completing an average of 31 transactions each second in 2015


We are a business centered on the needs of our customers, and over the years, we’ve invested and innovated to provide consumers and businesses with even more choices – in products, in services, and in how and where they can access Western Union when moving money across borders.


Services offered by Western Union in Brazil

In Brazil, we work with more than 12.000 service points, including stores and corresponding networks, as Riachuelo, Gazin and the banks Bradesco and Banco do Brasil. In addition to the national and international money transfer service, we sell the major currencies in cash and prepaid cards of trip that can be easily loaded and reloaded through physical stores, e-commerce and WU application exchange (iOS and Android). For the exchange, some stores offer the delivery service.



Since 1997, Western Union services are available in Brazil through a network of authorized agents offering the service on behalf of Western Union Canada, a company of Western Union Group. After authorization to operate as a financial institution granted by the Central Bank of Brazil, in May 2011, through the Bank’s Western Union Brazil SA, together with Western Union Brokerage Exchange SA and other banking correspondents, Western Union can provide a complete portfolio of products and services to the Brazilian market, including domestic money transfer service.

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