A customer using the Alipay payment service at the German department store Breuninger in Dusseldorf, Germany on June 29, 2018. Photo: Xinhua

Alipay launches international e-wallet, giving foreigners access to mobile payment platform in first for China

  • Ant Financial unveils a 90-day ‘tour pass’ programme for short-term visitors to pay for online purchases through its Alipay platform
  • China received 30.5m international tourists in 2018 who spent US$73.1 billion from lodging to shopping and food, Ant Financial says
Topic |   China technology

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A customer using the Alipay payment service at the German department store Breuninger in Dusseldorf, Germany on June 29, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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Peggy Sito

Peggy Sito

Peggy Sito is the deputy business editor at the Post. She was previously editor on the property desk and has won various news awards from the Hong Kong Consumer Council, the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong and the Society of Publishers in Asia.