Alipay


Will Apple Pay succeed in China?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailDespite Apple’s optimism of its Apple Pay app becoming the “killer of cash”, its lacklustre performance in the Chinese market has people speculating on its…



When can Wechat Pay stand up to Alipay?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailAlipay will soon start charging users 0.1 percent surcharge for transferring money from Alipay account to personal bank account. But Alipay is not the first to…


Is Alipay eating into China’s finance sector?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailMobile payment is increasingly popular in China, and as digital finance companies get a strong foothold in the market the risk that new technology will eventually…


Alipay’s global expansion plans in Asia

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailEditorial The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued the stored value facilities (SVF) licences to several companies including Alipay and Wechat pay. Alipay announced that more than 6,000…



Alipay: Chinese invasion of Southeast Asia?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Holly Reeves In mainland China, carrying a wallet is a dying tradition. Instead payments are made instantly by waving the magic wand in a…