Which online payment methods to accept in China?

In China the top payment methods are Alipay and WeChat Pay. These payment options should be kept in mind if you want to have an online and mobile presence in China.

These mobile first payment methods are accompanied by Union Pay, the popular Chinese card brand. Apple Pay is also available in China and growing its market share.

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Renminbi (RMB)

Household Internet Access Rate

64,5% (2020)

Internet Country Code


B2C E-commerce Market Size

2.4 trillion USD (2020) (eMarketer)

Population (+ Global Rank)

1.394 billion (2020) (#1)

Online Payment Methods

Alipay, WeChat Pay, Union Pay, Apple Pay, MasterCard, VISA

Country GDP (+ Global Rank)

$25,360,000,000,000 (#1)

National E-commerce Association(s)


GDP per capita (+ Global rank)

$18,200 (#96)

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