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When I first moved to China nearly 4 years ago, I paid for most things using cash. Coming from the US where most of my purchases were made with a debit card, this was a real adjustment for me.

The term “cash is king” couldn’t have been more real when I arrived in China. Transactions were untraceable exchanges and the majority of my friends, both locals and expats, had a few stacks at home just for a rainy day (and still do).

Stefan Kingham
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Greetings fellow marketers and WeChat enthusiasts, today we’re going to be discussing WeChat’s main feature, the WeChat Pay, and taking a closer look at the way it functions in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

While the WeChat Pay may seem like old news to those of you who’ve been living in Mainland China for several years now, it’s steadily making a name for itself in Hong Kong and is thus far relatively unknown abroad.…