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Chinese Central Bank Unveils Anti-Trust Measures Permitting Break up of Third-Party Payments Platforms

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) will have the power to recommend the dismantling of third party payments platforms under new measures...

Pinduoduo Owner Applies for Payments Trademark

A major shareholder in NASDAQ-listed agricommerce platform Pinduoduo has applied with Chinese authorities to register a Pinduoduo-related payments trademark.

TikTok’s Chinese Counterpart Confirms Addition of Online Payments Function

Douyin, the Chinese counterpart to social media giant TikTok, has confirmed that it is now capable of providing payments functions following the...

PayPal Acquires Full Ownership of Chinese Third Party Payments Platform GoPay

PayPal has become the first foreign company to acquire full ownership of a third party payments provider in China.

UnionPay Expands International Card Acceptance, Enters Deal with Russian Retail Giant Magnit

Payments giant China UnionPay has expanded its footprint in Russia via a deal with one of the country's largest retail operators.

China UnionPay Launches Cloud Platform for Financial Services

Payments giant China UnionPay has just launched its own "financial-grade" cloud services platform to facilitate the further digtiization of banking and payments...

Kuaishou Could Acquire Payments License, Joins Ranks of Chinese Tech Giants Making Forays into Finance

Chinese video-sharing platform Kuaishou could be preparing for a foray into the fintech sector by grabbing a payments license via the acquisition...

Mobile Payments Operations Rise 35.57% YoY in Q3 2020: Chinese Central Bank Report

The latest payments sector report from the Chinese central bank points to a sizeable rise in bank processing of electronic payments in...

PBOC Steps up Pressure on Chinese Payments Platforms with Doubling of Penalty Amounts

The Chinese central bank has heightened its scrutiny of the payments sector with a sharp increase in the value of penalties imposed...

Chinese Central Bank Says No Competitive Relationship Between Digital Renminbi and Alipay or WeChat Pay

The head of the People's Bank of China's (PBOC) Digital Currency Research Institute has provided more details on the potential impact of...

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One of China's big state-owned banks plans to step up financial inclusion lending with the proceeds of its latest bond issue.

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Chinese Central Bank’s Credit Reference Center Amasses Data on over 1.1 Billion People

The Credit Reference Center (CRC) of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) says it has amassed credit information on more than one...