|Almost all bank account holders in China use UnionPay ATM cards|
Macau was told to clamp down on excessive cash withdrawals by mainlanders from ATM machines, and in May apparently installed facial recognition technology for security reasons.That scared them off in Macau, but this has resulted in more mainlanders going to Hong Kong to withdraw cash using their UnionPay bank cards.
|ATM withdrawals in Macau have decreased dramatically|
But the HKMA just doesn't want to comment, saying: "We are not in a position to comment on any dialogues of a supervisory nature".
|Macau ATMs now use facial recognition technology|
|Mainlanders now prefer to withdraw cash from Hong Kong|