At present, the coverage rate of commercial insurance is relatively low in China, and the scale of social medical insurance fails to reach the scale of commercial insurance in terms of compensation amount and types of diseases covered. Residents have a strong demand for mass medical security, and online mutual assistance products gradually win favor in the sinking market due to the low threshold and public welfare. Moreover, with the government's stricter regulation and enterprises' active innovation, the online mutual assistance industry has ushered in a new period of high-speed development. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 95.2 percent of online mutual assistance participants paid less than 10 yuan per month on average, with high satisfaction. On the one hand, online mutual assistance products can provide low-cost medical security for people in need. On the other hand, the form of mutual assistance also satisfies the spiritual pursuit of helping others. With the characteristics of low threshold and low cost, network mutual assistance can cover sinking cities and more low-income groups, and gradually become an important part of mass medical security.
2019年上半年移动支付交易规模达166.1万亿，在移动支付市场规模逐渐扩大以及人脸识别技术发展渐趋成熟的背景下，刷脸支付开始崭露头角。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，预计2022年中国刷脸支付用户规模将超7.6亿人。刷脸支付的发展以及普及，对于用户、商家以及社会有着重要价值。对于用户而言，刷脸支付省时、便捷、体验好和能实现信息与交易安全保障。iiMedia Research(艾媒咨询)数据显示，受访用户对在流程耗时、便利程度、支付体验、交易安全和信息安全五个方面对刷脸支付的满意度分别为8.1、7.3、7.3、7.1和7.0，高于其他非现金支付方式的满意度。对于商家来说，刷脸支付赋能商家的经营发展，帮助他们改善排队效率、提高顾客好评率、提高竞争力和增加客流。九成的受访商家认可接入刷脸支付后，顾客排队效率和顾客好评的提升。刷脸支付的发展同时也带动着上下游产业的发展，促进硬件制造商、传感器制造商等新产业新职业就业的发展，为社会带来巨大价值。
In the first half of 2019, the transaction scale of mobile payment reached 166.1 trillion yuan. In the context of the gradual expansion of the mobile payment market and the gradual maturity of face recognition technology, the face-scanning payment has begun to emerge. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, it is estimated that the scale of users of face-scanning payment in China will exceed 760 million in 2022. The development and popularity of face-scanning payment is of great value to users, corporate and society. For the user, the face-scanning payment saves time, is convenient, and ensures information and transaction security. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the respondents' satisfaction with the face-scanning payment in terms of spending time, convenience, payment experience, transaction security and information security are 8.1, 7.3, 7.3, 7.1 and 7.0, higher than other non-cash payment methods. For merchants, the face-scanning payment empowers their management, helping them improve queue efficiency, improve customer feedback, improve competitiveness and increase customer flow. Ninety percent of the surveyed merchants recognized the increase in customer queuing efficiency and customer praise after accessing the face-scanning payment. The development of the face-scanning payment also drives the development of upstream and downstream industries, and promotes the development of new occupations and employment in new industries such as hardware manufacturers and sensor manufacturers, bringing great value to the society.
iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2018年中国实有各类市场主体11020万户，其中个体工商户规模超7000万户，庞大的企业市场主体催生了支付机构服务B端的巨大市场。而针对B端支付的业务中，收单业务成为第三方B端支付企业重点挖掘的对象。截至2019上半年，中国联网POS机已达3287.3万台，每万人对应POS机235.6台。小微商户除了收单业务外，对于营销、财务管理等服务也具有较高的使用需求。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，85.4%的受访商户表示会关注第三方支付平台增值服务的提供情况。但受限于经营体量，它们难以开发相关业务系统或寻找适合的服务渠道。而第三方B端支付平台也开始以支付为切口，为小微商户提供增值服务，以更好地赋能商户经营。
As the data of iiMedia Research showed, there were 110.2 million market entities in China in 2018, of which more than 70 million businesses were self-employed, and the huge market participants gave birth to a huge market for payment institutes to serve merchants. Among all the business for merchant payments, receipt business becomes the focus of third-party merchant payment enterprises. As of the first half of 2019, the connect POS has reached 32.873 million units, with 235.6 POS per 10000 people. In addition to receipt business, small and micro enterprises also have a high demand for marketing, financial management and other services. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 85.4% of the interviewed enterprises expressed concern about the value-added services provided by the third-party payment platforms. However, limited by their business volume, it is difficult for them to develop relevant business systems of find suitable service channels. The third-party merchant payment platform has begun to take payment as a starting point to provide value-added services for small and micro enterprises, in order to better enable enterprises to operate.
In 2018, the global insurance premium (excluding health insurance) was 3.66 trillion euros, up 3.30% year on year. On the Chinese side, life insurance and property insurance are developing on a dual track. With the increase in the proportion of people with high net worth, the high-end insurance market has begun to develop. According to AI media consulting analysts, the most important concern of China's high-end insurance target customers is also the pursuit of wealth inheritance and safety. Especially in the new situation of unstable international situation, the preservation and safety of financial market and property has become one of the most concerned topics for China's high-end insurance target customers. Moreover, more than half of the interviewees said that they had already begun to prepare or were in the process of making relevant arrangements for wealth inheritance. At the same time, high-end medical insurance is also one of the important attractions of high-end insurance.
Data from iiMedia Research shows that in 2018, China's digital economy has reached 31.3 trillion yuan, accounting for 34.8% of GDP. Digital economy has become an engine for industrial development. During the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, looking back at the course of China's economic development, the Internet has written a remarkable chapter. China's Internet has experienced a period of exploration, rapid development, and maturity and prosperity, from PC Internet to mobile Internet and from 2G to 5G. In 1999, china.com went public in the United States, which announced the rise of China's Internet industry to the world. Meanwhile, the budding of China's portal website model represented by NetEase,SoHu and Sina also indicated that China's Internet really stood up. In 2009, China's 3G started the era of mobile Internet in commercial use, which means the Internet entered a period of rapid development. In 2013, China's mobile Internet began to move towards 4G era. The concept of “Internet plus“ represents a new economic form. Internet technology and innovative thinking has become the driving force of China's economic and social innovation. In the fierce competition of China's Internet, a number of outstanding enterprises have emerged, such as Tencent Video, Zhihu, Kuwo Music,JD, taobao, Ctrip, Alipay, Baidu Search, Tencent cloud, KuangShi technology and so on. After 20 years of development, China's Internet industry will continue to expand, including smart terminals, industrial robots, autonomous driving, enterprise services and other industries continue to upgrade. With the implementation of 5G network, the operation of new economy industry will also usher in a new trend of innovation.
In the first half of 2019, the scale of China mobile payment transactions reached 166.1 trillion yuan, up 24.2% from 2018, and the growth momentum is back on track. China mobile payment market competition pattern is mainly divided into two echelons, the first tier is Alipay and Tenpay, because of its first advantage to occupy the market; the second tier is represented by Suning Pay and cloud joint flash payment, and its product pattern features have a loyal user group. The ‘To C’ payment market is saturated in the region, and gradually tends to verticalize the scene and refine the service diversification, while the ‘To B’ market competition intensifies. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, there are 11.2 million market entities in China in 2018, including 73.286 million individual businesses entities. A large number of market entities' demand for mobile payment ‘To B’ services drives the development of mobile payment B-terminal market. Mobile payment platform mainly includes three aspects: basic capabilities such as big data cloud computing, platform development and operation capabilities and financial capabilities. The mobile payment products that the respondents preferred to access were mainly the products of the two giants, Alipay and WeChat Pay. The Yunshanfu with the UnionPay background ranked third, accounting for 35.6%. The mainstream payment platform not only empowers the merchants, but also goes overseas, and Alipay, WeChat Pay and Suning pay have arranged the cross-border payment market. In the future, cross-border business will become an inevitable trend, and mobile payment will begin to develop globally.
In 2018, China's elderly (60 years & above) accounted for 16.1% of the total population, which means that China has entered an aging society. Pension finance has become a key factor in solving China's deep aging society. At present, China's pension financial system still has a big gap compared with developed countries. The commercial pension insurance in US accounts for 35.2% of the total, and its scale reaches 9.9 trillion dollars. However, the first pillar of pension finance in China is the basic pension insurance system, which accounts for nearly 80% of the entire pension system, with a scale of only 4.4 trillion yuan. At the same time, due to the low replacement rate of China’s first pillar of pension finance and the low coverage rate of the second pillar, more than 80% of Chinese nationals fail to meet their demand; The third pillar of pension finance in China has unique advantages in quickly identifying and responding to consumers' needs in a timely manner, and its basic needs are strong. According to data from iiMedia Research, the biggest preference for Chinese citizens is bank deposits and bank wealth management, which account for 30.2%, followed by commercial pension insurance products (20.5%), equity funds (13.2%), and purchase of real estate. (10.0%). iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that the popularity of Internet and mobile payment in recent years has greatly improved the convenience of accessing financial services for middle-aged and elderly people; the continuous improvement of financial technology based on big data and artificial intelligence analysis improves the science of pension investment. Financial technology becomes an important driving force for the rapid development of pension service finance in China. With the development of service-oriented government and PPP financing model, China's pension market will be further improved.
中国汽车行业、金融行业以及政府政策共同保障并推动着汽车金融业的发展。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，中国汽车金融业务贷款余额稳定上升，规模为由2013年的3倍增长到2017年的4倍以上且保持增长趋势。受奔驰汽车金融服务费事件的影响，汽车金融成为全社会关注的焦点，相关部门开始着手汽车金融行业整顿。目前，中国的汽车金融产业链基本完善，参与主体主要为汽车金融公司、融资租赁公司、互联网汽车金融公司、商业银行。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，汽车金融用户较多选择汽车金融公司金融产品，约占比66.6%，汽车金融公司居市场主体地位。未来，汽车金融行业的发展趋势将体现在业务模式多元化、资金构成多元化以及技术手段多样化。
China's auto industry, financial industry and government policies jointly guarantee and promote the development of the auto finance industry. iiMedia Research data shows that the balance of China's auto finance business loans has steadily increased, and the scale has increased from 3 times in 2013 to 2017. More than 4 times of the year and keep growing. Affected by the Mercedes-Benz auto service fee incident, auto finance has become the focus of the whole society, and relevant departments have begun to rectify the auto finance industry. At present, China's auto finance industry chain is basically perfect, and the main participants are auto finance companies, financial leasing companies, Internet auto finance companies, and commercial banks. iiMedia Research data shows that auto finance users choose auto finance companies. Financial products accounted for approximately 66.6%, and auto finance companies were dominant in the market. In the future, the development trend of the auto finance industry will be reflected in the diversification of business models, the diversification of funds and the diversification of technical means.
With the maturity of products such as Alipay and WeChat payment, China Mobile payment market development maturity has a leading position in the world. Mobile payment has become the main method of payment by Chinese netizens. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the number of mobile payment users in China reached 659 million in 2018, and the monthly mobile payment accounted for 43.6% of the total expenditure. The “no cash era” is expected to be realized. At present, Alipay and WeChat payment duopoly dominate China's third-party mobile payment market, and their market transaction size exceeds 90% of total maket. Among them, WeChat payment is dominant in the offline life scene, it is 54.9% of users who prefer to use WeChat payment in the offline small scan code payment; the online e-commerce scene is dominated by Alipay, it is 64.9% of users who prefer to use Alipay in the online large amount of scan code payment. The demand for mobile payment users in developed cities and sinking cities is different. Users in third- and fourth-tier cities prefer to use WeChat payment online and offline, accounting for 58.6% and 72.5% respectively; while online payment preferences for users in first- and second-tier cities use Alipay. The ratio is as high as 72.0%. In the future, the competition for mobile payment companies will focus more on the competition for the scene. The competition in the sinking market is also the focus of the future.