Alibaba to roll out Alipay in US by Tom Marling in Marketplace 09 May 2017 China’s Ant Financial, the digital payment arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba (NYSE: BABA), announced that its mobile payment services platform Alipay will be expanding into the U.S.. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share alibabaAnt FinancialappleApplePaytaobaotencentTenPaytmallXianyu Tom Marling Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.