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      Reconciliation files

      Alipay provides reconciliation files to merchants who use cross-border in-store payment services. Merchants can fetch the reconciliation files to view details of their balance. Reconciliation files consist of settlement files and transaction files. 


      #Transaction file

      The following list describes details about the transaction file:

      • One transaction file is generated during 9:00 to 10:00 on T + 1 (T is the transaction day) when the transaction exists on T.
      • A transaction file contains all transactions occurring on T, including payment and refund transactions.


      #Settlement file

      The following list describes details about the settlement file:

      • One settlement file is generated during 9:00 to 10:00 on S + 1 (S is the settlement day) when the settlement exists on S.
      • A settlement file contains all transaction details within the settlement period. All transactions during the settlement cycle are only settled once.


      Notes:

      • Transactions during 00:00 Friday to 23:59 Sunday are settled the next Monday. The settlement file is generated the next Tuesday.
      • Transactions during the holiday and the day before are settled on the first working day after the holiday. The settlement file is generated one day after.