UnionPay International compared to Alipay

UnionPay International


PSP Features of UnionPay International compared to Alipay
UnionPay InternationalFeaturesAlipay
Shanghai, ChinaHQ BasedShagnhai, China
Supported MerchantsAlibaba has plug-n-play integration with most ecommerce SaaS solutions from the Asian markets
Fee structure
Bank fees
136 currencies to dateCurrencies7
Credit Cards, POS, and Direct BankingPayment MethodsCredit Cards
Recurring Payments
Developer Friendly
Apple Pay Support
Point of Sale Support
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown


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)


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.