The online travel market in China grew by 9.3% to US$39.25 billion in Q3 2018, driven by the summer vacation and the mid-autumn festival holiday. 68.6% of transactions are generated from online transportation booking. Ctrip (37.6%), Qunar (19.78%), and Fliggy (16.46%) combined accounted for 73.84% of air ticket booking transactions. Ctrip led online accommodation with a share […]
The third-party comprehensive payment market picked up in Q3 after its sluggish start this year, which reached 54.94 trillion yuan (US$8.01T) with a growth of 7.99% quarter-on-quarter. Alipay, Tencent Finance, and UnionPay combined accounted for 87.5% of the total. China’s non-financial institutes that provide payment services processed around 54.94 trillion yuan-valued transactions in Q3 2018, an […]
The third-party internet payment market in China showed no signs of picking up after its slump in Q2, which had been down from 6.96 trillion yuan (US$1.02T) in Q1 to just 6.54 trillion yuan (US$0.95T) in Q3. Alipay, UnionPay, and Tencent Finance combined accounted for 56% market share. China’s third-party internet payment market slid by […]
China’s third-party mobile payment grew by 11.52% to 43.8 trillion yuan (US$6.39T) in Q3 2018. Alipay (53.71%) and Tencent Finance (38.82%) combined accounted for 92.53%, leaving a small space for other players.
92% of mobile internet users in China used mobile payment in Q3 2018, a little decline compared with 92.4% in May, according to the report from Ipsos. The penetration rates of Tenpay (WeChat Pay + QQ Wallet) and Alipay were 84.3% and 63.6% respectively. Around 24% of Tenpay users never used Alipay while only 3.5% […]
Chinese mobile internet users spent an average of 4.2 hours on mobile apps. The social interaction apps and online video apps account for over 35% and 24% of the 4.2 hours on mobile devices, respectively. WeChat retained its first spot with a penetration rate of 85.8%. Every 8 out of 10 mobile internet users use WeChat. Toutiao-affiliated selfie […]
The market penetration of comprehensive e-commerce apps reached 82.6%, an 11.3% increase year-on-year in China. Its average daily active users dropped by nearly 6.3 million to 209 million. The user base of cross-border e-commerce kept its fast-growing pace and reached 29.83 million in September. Mobile Taobao tops first with the average daily active users of 177.1 […]
In China, a total of 257.99 billion non-cash payment transactions were processed with a total amount of 925.46 trillion yuan (US$134.91T) in Q3 2018, an increase of 33.31% and 0.18% year-on-year, respectively, according to the report from the People’s Bank of China. Among that, e-payment transactions processed via banking institutions reached 45.24 billion with an […]
Huawei topped with the highest retention rate of 21.2% while the iPhone scored 61.5% in loyalty. Smartphones priced below 3,000 yuan accounted for over 80% of sales volume in Q3 2018. JD.com took 52% share of the smartphone e-commerce market, followed by Tmall.com (24%). Huawei held the highest retention rate of 21.1% among Chinese smartphone users, meaning every […]
Monthly active users of Momo reached 110.5 million in September 2018, compared with 94.4 million the prior year period, according to its unaudited financial results. Total paying users of Momo’s live video service and value-added services, including 3.6 million paying users of Tantan, were 12.5 million for Q3 2018, an increase of 71.23% year-on-year.
43 million Chinese traveled overseas in Q3 2018 according to COTRI, an increase of 10% year-on-year. A slow decline compared with the growth of 17% in Q1 and 16% in Q2.
Chinese smart speaker users were expected to surge by 885% to 34.2 million by the end of 2018, representing 4.2% of overall internet users. China and America combined accounting for 70% of global smart speaker market in terms of sales. The top four vendors were Amazon, Google, Alibaba, and Xiaomi. Baidu’s DuerOS is potential to subvert the smart […]
Weibo reported a net addition of approximately 70 million in MAUs year-on-year to reach 446 million in September 2018. Mobile MAUs represented 93% of total MAUs. DAUs had a net addition of approximately 30 million users year-on-year and reached 195 million.
Regarding the top 5 smartphone brands in China, Huawei and Xiaomi attracted rather more married men users at the age of around 25-34. By comparison, Apple was much more appealing in the eyes of young women who haven’t married and earn less than 3k yuan a month. The top five smartphone vendors made up 87.7% […]
China shipped 102.7 million units smartphones in Q3 2018, a decline of 10.2% year-on-year. The top 5 vendors took over four-fifths of the market, Huawei’s the biggest player. Apple’s shipments dropped by 12.9% while still ranked second in terms of sales value.