A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua

China’s mobile payments to see rebound as offline vendors reopen after coronavirus lockdowns

  • Offline scan-to-pay transactions have grown 15 fold over the past three years, reaching US$1.3 trillion in the fourth quarter of last year
  • Offline merchants have been the major driver in China’s mobile payments boom because almost all accept QR codes or face scans to process payments

Topic |   Mobile payments
A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
A woman buys medicine through Alipay’s face-scanning service at a chemist in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Photo: Xinhua
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