The workforce in China totaled 770 million in 2017, with 424.62 million working in urban areas and 351.78 million in rural areas. Less than 20% of China’s working population used mobile business apps. The active users of business apps reached 155.81 million in June 2018. Maimai, 51job, Hilamaya FM, and DingTalk were the top choices. China […]
The mobile payment transactions totaled 14.92 billion with an amount of 62.88 trillion yuan (US$9.09T) in Q2 2018, an increase of 73.09% and 60.24% year-on-year, respectively. The mobile payment users were expected to reach 650 million by the end of 2018. The young are the major users of mobile payment. 59.9% of mobile payment users […]
92.4% of mobile internet users in China used mobile payment. The penetration rates of Tenpay (WeChat Pay + QQ Wallet) and Alipay are 85.4% and 68.7% respectively. In personal transactions, mobile payment was most frequently used in phone top-up (69%), money transfer (63%), and red envelope sending (60%). Check out more usage scenarios below. The […]
Chinese outbound tourists went on 71.31 million person-trips in the first half of 2018 (H1 2018), up by 15% over last year. This market is expected to maintain its double-digit growth in the whole year of 2018. Thailand, Japan, Vietnam are among the most visited overseas destinations. Top domestic sources Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou retained […]
The transactions of the online retail market in China totaled US$593.18 bn in H1 2018, representing 22.7% of total retail sales. Meanwhile, the mobile shopping market in China saw US$397.83 trillion transactions. Tmall, Jingdong, and Pinduoduo led the B2C online retail market.
Transactions of China’s cross-border e-commerce exceeded US$654 billion in H1 2018. The export business accounted for 77.1% while B2B took 84.6% in shares by transactions. Transactions of cross-border e-commerce totaled 4.5 trillion yuan (US$654.08 bn) in the first half of 2018 (H1 2018), up by 25% year-on-year. The export business accounted for 77.1% of the total cross-border […]
The transactions and revenues of China’s B2B e-commerce totaled US$1.63 trillion and US$3.71 billion in the first half of 2018, respectively. Alibaba.com, HC360.com, and Cogobuy were top three leading B2B platforms. The transactions of B2B e-commerce reached 11.2 trillion yuan (US$1.63 trillion) in the first half of 2018, with an increase of 14.2% compared with 9.8 […]
The number of mobile e-commerce users in China totaled 473 million in 2017, an increase of 13.2%. It is expected to reach 512 million by the end of 2018. Tencent social ads were the top choice for 64.8% of e-commerce apps advertising, Toutiao 29.5%, and Zhihu 19.3%. Mobile e-commerce users are getting younger with 43.3% […]
Over 20% of Chinese bought through Haitao (buying overseas) once a week in H1 2018, increased by 8.5% from last year. Over 40% of Chinese buying through Haitao in order to try popular overseas products. Highly cost-effective and wide varieties were also the main driving forces. 41.1% of Haitao buyers tended to buy products originated […]
China’s domestic tourism saw 2.826 billion person-trips in the first half of 2018, an increase of 11.4% year-on-year. Among them, urban residents went on 1.997 billion person-trips, increased by 13.7% compared with the 829 million person-trips made by rural residents, an increase of 6.3%, according to National Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
28.8% of digital ads traffic was invalid in the first half of 2018 (H1 2018) while it also presented the downtrend from a higher 30.4% in H1 2016, according to the latest report from AdMaster. The anti-fraud has been one of the major subjects under discussion of digital ads since 2017. Given that the advertisers […]
Growth fastest since the first half of 2013. Coca-Cola surpassed P&G to become the biggest advertising buyer in China. Total ad spending in China jumped by 9.3% year-on-year in the first half, higher than the 4.3% increase for the full year of 2017 and much faster than the 0.4% growth reported a year ago, according to CTR. […]
As of 30 June 2018, China’s movie box office reached 32.03 billion yuan (US$4.7 bn), increased by roughly 18% compared with 27.19 billion yuan (US$3.99 bn) in H1 2018, according to the State Film Bureau. Movie theatre attendance totaled 900 million, up by 15.3% compared with 780 million in H1 2017. Domestic movie box office […]
China had a total of 751,000 new patent filings in H1 2018, 217,000 of which were granted, according to the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO). Specifically, 171,000 granted invention patents are domestic patents, among which, 159,000 are service innovation-creation, accounting for 93.2% of granted domestic patents.