Guide to easily open and fund Alipay account with any credit or debit card - A to Z 1688 Importation
Chinese Wholesale platforms such as 1688 and Taobao are popular among people who imports products for retail wholesale or retail because these platforms offer very low price for the same products found on other online ecommerce sites.
But one of the major problems faced in purchasing products from 1688 platform is the ability to pay for the products as you are required to have a Chinese bank account or a funded Alipay account or some sort of agent that can help you pay and procure the goods in exchange for payment in Usd or your local currency for those who use local procurement agents.
Although the second option (Alipay account) is the easiest option as it can be easily created both by international users, but the issue of funding the account still remains as you will still need to have a Chinese bank account or buy funds from a 3rd party exchanger/agent in order to transfer Yuan or RMB to your Alipay account.
This is not only hectic but also expensive as the exchangers will charge you more than you will usually pay, if you fund your account yourself.
Now to the main point of this guide is to show you how to Create and Fund Your Alipay Account With You Own Local Credit/Debit Card using a hidden feature available on Alipay.
This will save you from spending money on agents or third party exchangers.
At the end of this guide, you'll learn how to:
1. Create a 1688.com and verified Alipay account which are the main focus of this guide.
2. Fund your Alipay account using any Credit/Debit Card easily.
3. Purchase products directly on the 1688.com website without the language barrier and easily send your goods to a Chinese based freight forwarding company who will ship them to your resident country.
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