China male consumers spent more on large purchases than female. 51% paid for over half of their online purchase on mobile end; and, mobile payment for virtual goods consumption increased by 6 percentage points higher in 2015 compared with the previous year according to China UnionPay.
Alipay and WeChat Pay are the two most popular mobile payment products in the market in China. Now, UnionPay is making a threat with mobile QuickPass and partnerships with ApplePay and SamsungPay.
The third-party mobile payment transactions exceeded 2.42 trillion yuan (US$0.37 trillion) in Q3 2015 with an increase of 5.4% compared to the same period last year and 64.3% compared to the previous quarter this year according to iResearch.
China’s mobile internet maintained a solid development in the third quarter this year, and the basic pattern of China’s mobile internet remained unchanged compared to the first half-year of 2015 according to TrustData.
Mobile payment has penetrated into every part of daily life in China such as online shopping, taking a taxi, supermarkets and food delivery in particular. About 70% Chinese internet users have ordered foods in a month and about 70% would pay on mobile according to DCCI. Alipay, WeChat Payment and Baidu Wallet have become the […]
Women are born to love shopping. However, more male shoppers shop online than the female in China according to research data from Nielsen.
WeChat Payment has recently updated its fund transfer policy. Fund transfers or face-to-face payment using WeChat Payment is still free if the total monthly transfer is no more than 20,000 yuan (US$3,143.1). The excess part would take 0.1% transaction fee. However, WeChat red envelope is still free of charges.
According to the latest data from China UnionPay, as of 30 August 2015, the number of China UnionPay internet and mobile payment users has exceeded 260 million. China UnionPay online payment has become an important option for cardholders.
According to AliResearch, in 2014, China counties mobile online shopping market exceeded 200 billion yuan (US$32.16 billion), with an increase of 250% YoY, far higher than the increase of online shopping value of the same period.
According to the least data released by China Central Bank, e-payment business kept rapid development and mobile payment experienced great increase in Q2 2015 in China . The total value of mobile payment reached $4.19 trillion with an increase of 445.14% from the same period last year.
In 2014, the transaction value of Chinese mobile payment reached 6 trillion yuan (US$0.94 trillion), and is expected to exceed 9 trillion yuan (US$1.41 trillion) in 2015. The popularity of O2O and smartphones triggered deeper penetration of electronic payments.
iResearch released a report on Chinese electronic payment users in 2015, which shows data of China e-payment and its users.
In WeChat’s latest update this week, a new feature allows users to collect payment in easier way by simply clicking on the plus icon in the main interface.
In 2014, total transaction value of China mobile payment market exceeded RMB599.247 billion(US$97.628 billion) with an increase of 391.3% from last year according to data of iResearch.
The annual IT & Digital Business expo CeBIT 2015 takes place from March 16-20 in Hannover Messe. Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of the Alibaba Group, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, open CeBIT 2015 on Sunday, March 15.