Apple Pay, the mobile payment service launched alongside the iPhone 6 last has finally made headway in China.

Jian Danian, the Vice Chairman of Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone said at an event that Apple Pay as “a new business mode” has already been launched within the Shanghai Special Economic Zone, beginning some operations in June, according to The Paper.

Apple has registered an entity company named “苹果技术服务(上海)有限公司” (Apple Technical Service Shanghai Ltd.) to primarily run the Apple Pay service in China, as well as a series of integration services.

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Cate Cadell

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