Total GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume) settled through Alibaba’s payment affiliate Alipay was $14.3 billion USD (91.2 billion yuan), and increase of 60% compared to 2014. 

Total mobile GMV settled through Alipay was approximately 9.8 billion USD (62.6 billion yuan), exceeding total GMV in 2014, and accounted for 68.7 percent of total GMV. Total mobile GMV increased by 158% compared to 2014. The total number of mobile buyers on Tmall.com and Taobao Marketplace was 95 million. 

Alipay processed a total of 710 million payment transactions over the one day period, and processed 85,900 transactions per second at peak sale time. Alibaba’s cloud arm AliCloud processed a total of 140,000 transactions per second at peak. 

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Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com