Apple Pay may struggle to compete in China with homegrown rivals Alipay and Tenpay, run by e-commerce giant Alibaba and social and gaming king Tencent, respectively. Photo: AP

Apple Pay coming to China in time for Spring Festival in February if no more hurdles arise, reports say

China UnionPay expected to grease the wheels for introduction of Apple’s mobile-payment system but user behaviour on mainland could present a formidable challenge, pundits warn.

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Apple Pay may struggle to compete in China with homegrown rivals Alipay and Tenpay, run by e-commerce giant Alibaba and social and gaming king Tencent, respectively. Photo: AP
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