In Q4 2018, China’s third-party mobile payment grew by 7.78% to US$7 trillion in Q4 2018. Alipay (53.78%) and Tencent Finance (38.87%) combined had a total of 92.65% market share. The third-party internet payment market shrank by 3.48% quarter-on-quarter to US$0.94 trillion. The top 3 players accounted for 56.42% share of this market. 3rd-party mobile […]
The number of connected devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) on Xiaomi’s IoT platform reached approximately 150.9 million units in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 193.2%. Xiaomi AI assistant Xiaoai had been installed and activated on more than 100 million smart devices as of December 31, 2018, and had over 38.8 million monthly active users in […]
Pinduoduo generated 471.6 billion yuan (US$268.6 billion) in GMV in the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2018, an increase of 234% year-on-year. This was driven by the rapid growth in the annual active buyer base and a near doubling in the annual spending per active buyer. Average monthly active users in the fourth quarter were 272.6 million, […]
Momo, a popular mobile social networking platform in China, saw 113.3 million monthly active users in December 2018, compared with 99.1 million in December 2017. Its total paying users of live video service and value-added service, excluding the overlapping and including 3.9 million paying users of Tantan, were 13.0 million for the fourth quarter of […]
Huya, a leading game live streaming platform in China, delivered non-GAAP net income for five consecutive quarters, reaching a record high of US$67.0 million for the fiscal year of 2018. The average mobile MAUs and MAUs reached 50.7 million and 116.6 million, respectively. Total paying users increased by 73.1% year-on-year to 4.8 million.
Meituan reported total gross transaction volume (GTV) growth of 44.3% year-on-year to 515.6 billion yuan (US$76.65bn) in 2018. Annual transacting users increased by 29.3% year-on-year to 400.4 million. On average, the annual number of transactions each transacting user made increased to 23.8 transactions in 2018 from 18.8 transactions in 2017. Annual active merchants grew by […]
Weibo reported a net addition of approximately 70 million in monthly active users and reached a total of 462 million as of December 2018. Its average daily active users are 200 million in December 2019, roughly 28 million more than 2017.
Every two out of five smartphone users in China were using Huawei or iPhone during the fourth quarter of 2018. Smartphones under the price of 3,000 yuan represented 81.3% of the total sales volume. Brand loyalty was the highest on iPhone with 64.5% of users upgrade to a new iPhone. Huawei scored 40.3% in brand loyalty. Retention rates […]
Smartphone sales were down by 9.7% year-on-year nationwide in the last quarter of 2018, and the market is cooling down. Apple saw iPhone sales dropped by 26.7% in China and decided to cut prices of some of its models and revised its revenue predictions. Shipments of Xiaomi smartphone in China slumped by 34.9% to the […]
DAUs of Baidu App increased by 24% year-on-year to 161 million. Baijiahao, or BJH accounts, Baidu’s content network, grew to 1.9 million publishers. MAUs of Baidu Smart Mini Program totaled 147 million, up by 30% sequentially. 98.5% of iQiyi’s subscribers were paying subscribers. DAUs of Haokan reached 19 million.
China’s cross-border import retail e-commerce market grew by 36% to US$16.86 billion in Q4 2018. Tmall Global and NetEase Kaola together account for 56.2% of China’s cross-border import retail B2C market. China’s General Administration of Customs reported that the import and export cleared by customs’ cross-border retail e-commerce platform totaled 134.7 billion (US$19.82bn) in value […]