The Chinese people have adapted theimself that last years at using the
mobile payment. The Chinese use this style of payment for almost everything,
paying for their restaurant, their water bill, their transport ... Tickets
and coins are more and more abandoned in favor of this new technology that
How to pay with the mobile in China
Two mobile payment actors, Wechat and Alipay.
Wechat is one of the largest social networks in China, this
application is developed by the company Tencent. the app proposes to
exchange money between users and to pay by scanning the seller's QR
Alipay is the payment solution developed by the Alibaba's group. The
operating is the same as Wechat, the buyer scans the seller's QRcode and
the payment is made instantly.
How to use Wechat and Alipay services
The principle is simple, just need to have a Chinese bank card and
pair it with the application.
The application will transfer the money from your bank account to
The advantages of this style of payment
It is not longer necessary to move, to add credit on your mobile, it
will be simple to do that with the application, the same for water and
It will be very easy to send money to a friend or family.
On some e-commerce website like Taoboa or Amazon China, it is
possible to take an order and to pay it with your mobile, which will
secure your payment and thus avoid to leave private banking information
Apple Pay is available in China, several banks offer it.
It will be just need to match the card with the IPhone. It will only
be possible to use Apple Pay if the TPE are NFC compatible