Alipay announced its partnership with Global Tax Free (“GTF”), a tax refund agency, to launch the world’s first paperless mobile tax refund function in South Korea. It simplifies the process by enabling Chinese tourists to apply for and claim tax rebates on their mobile phone app.
China Payment Market (Online & Mobile Payment)
The transactions of online payment in China totaled exceeded US$3 billion in 2017, with a decrease of 0.5% from 2016. China’s mobile payment had 562 million users in 2017, up by 21.6% over 2016. It is estimated to reach 650 billion users by the end of 2018. The transactions of online payment totaled 20.751 billion yuan […]
China’s mobile internet saw slower growth of 48.8% in transactions to 8,229.88 billion yuan (US$1,267.10 bn) in 2017. And, it’s expected to reach 11,432 billion yuan in 2018 and exceed 19 trillion yuan in 2020. Check out some forecast into various mobile internet segments from 2018 to 2020, including shopping, payment, advertising, travel, and etc. […]
The total transactions of third-party mobile payment reached 40.36451 trillion yuan (US$6.08 Tn) in Q1 2018, up by 6.99% over Q4 2017 and dominated by Alibaba affiliated Alipay (54%) and Tencent Finance. Alipay continued to lead this market with a share of 53.76%, followed by Tencent Finance (38.96%), they combined accounted for 92.71% of the […]
Chinese consumers have high expectations for more comfortable and individualized mobile shopping experiences. Most of them are willing to pay more for goods or service with the better shopping experience. Mobile payment application will play a role in better mobile shopping experience for the emerging economy, according to Worldpay. 62% of Chinese are willing to […]
When you are still astonished by the unique experiences brought by mobile payment in China, WeChat and Alipay have already started to lead a new payment innovation out of smartphones. Highways contactless payment Alipay launched “license plate payment”. As long as the Zhima Credit is more than 550 points, users can directly bind their car […]
The total transactions of China’s 3rd-party online payment market grew by about 5% QoQ in Q4 2017 while mobile payment continued strong growth of 28% QoQ. Alipay, WeChat Pay, and UnionPay continue to lead these markets. Third-party online payment in China The transaction value of China’s third-party online payment grew by 4.99% QoQ to 6,699.724 […]
The total transactions via non-finance institutions in China totaled 42,167.92 billion yuan in Q3 2017 with an increase of 17.4% QoQ according to Analysis. This market is led by Alipay, Tencent Finance, and China UMS with 41.36%, 29.07%, and 13.41% market share respectively. China third-party internet payment market saw 6,381.551 billion yuan transactions in Q3 2017 […]
A survey by Nielsen shows that for Chinese tourists who are generally well-off, tourist attractions and the travel experience are more important factors than the costs that might be incurred. 56% of the respondents expressed that the beauty and uniqueness of a given destination is their primary consideration, while 47% stated that safety of the […]
The Big Picture of Mobility: 2017 Deloitte China Mobile Consumer Survey is an online survey conducted by Deloitte China TMT industry during the past five years. The survey focuses on consumer behaviors, trends, and opinions regarding a broad range of wireless and mobility products and services.
More than three-quarters (76.3%) of smartphone users (461.4 million) in China will use phone payment for goods and services at the point of sale (POS) in 2017 according to eMarketer, raising its projections by more than 86.0%.
Online banking in China has suffered badly at the hands of online and mobile payment providers over the past few years. In the second quarter of this year, transaction volumes fell for the first time ever.