COVID-19 Notice: The Asia Import Platform is designed to ensure that you can manage the importing process from anywhere – at a time when it’s impossible to visit suppliers and attend trade shows in Asia.
This page covers different payment options available when transferring money to suppliers in Asia. Notice that you must carefully follow the process in 4. Production & Quality Control.
Note: Please contact support before you transfer funds to a supplier using any of the payment solutions listed below.
You can pay directly to the supplier’s bank account using your internet bank or from a local bank office. In order to do so you must first obtain the supplier’s bank account details:
Bank account number
SWIFT / BIC Code
Alibaba provides several payment solutions that enable importers to transfer funds to a bank account designated by Alibaba.com. Note that the Trade Assurance should not be relied upon as an insurance or money-back guarantee.