Alipay compared to UnionPay International

UnionPay International


PSP Features of Alipay compared to UnionPay International
AlipayFeaturesUnionPay International
Shagnhai, ChinaHQ BasedShanghai, China
Alibaba has plug-n-play integration with most ecommerce SaaS solutions from the Asian marketsSupported Merchants
Fee structure
Bank fees
7Currencies136 currencies to date
Credit CardsPayment MethodsCredit Cards, POS, and Direct Banking
Recurring Payments
Developer Friendly
Apple Pay Support
Point of Sale Support
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown



Jack Ma’s payment company, branched off of Taobao in the early 2010’s. Currently AntGroup is the holding company that is China’s largest payment processor.

Alipay is making an effort to win merchants and sellers across the globe to integrate their payment flows and tools.

UnionPay International

UnionPay has been around since the dotcom bubble, and has earned it’s fair share in the payment space. UnionPay may also be known as CUP (China Union Pay) or UPI (Union Pay International)