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Updated on 2022-09-28 GMT+08:00

Differences Between HUAWEI CLOUD Websites (Chinese Mainland and International)

HUAWEI CLOUD has two online presences: HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland and HUAWEI CLOUD International.

  • The HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland website is intended for customers in the Chinese mainland.
  • The HUAWEI CLOUD International website is intended for global organizations and enterprises, and Chinese enterprises' branches outside of Chinese mainland. For details about how to register an account on the HUAWEI CLOUD International website, see Registering a HUAWEI ID and Enabling HUAWEI CLOUD Services. Table 1 shows the differences between the two websites.
    Table 1 Differences between HUAWEI CLOUD websites (Chinese Mainland and International)


    HUAWEI CLOUD Chinese Mainland Website

    HUAWEI CLOUD International Website

    Real-name authentication

    Required for purchase and use of cloud resources.

    Required only for purchase and use of cloud resources provided in the Chinese mainland.

    Contracting party

    • Huawei Cloud Computing Technologies Co., Ltd.
    • Huawei Software Technologies Co., Ltd.
    • Huawei Services (Hong Kong) Co., Limited
    • Sparkoo Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd.
    • Huawei (Chile) S.A.

    Transaction prerequisites

    You have completed real-name authentication for your account.

    Your account has been bound to a credit card or has been granted credit.

    Transaction model

    Prepayment (paying an upfront fee before purchasing resources)

    Post payment (using resources and paying for them afterwards)

    Transaction currency


    The currency you selected in the Currency area of the Preferences page in My Account

    Payment method

    • Top-up: bank transfer, online payment
    • Payment: payment with balance, online payment
    • WeChat, Alipay, and UnionPay are supported.
    • To make payments with your balance, top up your account through online payment or bank transfer.

    Online payment, payment by credit card

    For online payments, your VISA or MasterCard must be from: Angola, Argentina, Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Brunei, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Macao (China), Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

    Transaction type

    Pay-per-use, yearly/monthly

    Pay-per-use, yearly/monthly, reserved instances