China Continues to Lead in Fintech for Asia and Globally

Asia fintech specialist Henri Arslanian from PricewaterhouseCoopers provides insight on Asia’s fintech market; innovation and rapid adoption are factors that have helped China to be a global leader in fintech; support from Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent continue to be drivers of infrastructure growth; in Asia, demonetization and the India Stack project, which includes biometric data for consumers, are also increasingly helping the region’s fintech growth; regtech is also an increasingly important trend across the region.  Source