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New Portugal payments report published

11 March 2020


Portugal has one of the highest levels of card penetration per capita in Europe, an increasingly profitable credit cards market, strong growth in electronic payments and a well-developed merchant acquiring landscape.

The latest Country Report from Verisk Financial Research explores Portugal's cards and payments industry, providing concise commentary and deep data on the latest market trends and regulatory developments, with insights and profiles covering the key market players including banks, issuers, networks, acquirers and processors.

What you will learn from this report:

  • How credit card profitability has fared through Portugal's economic recovery
  • Where income is coming from as EU rules cap interchange
  • Which innovations are gaining market traction in Portugal
  • Why Portuguese banks' multifunction cards strategy is changing
  • The role and development of Referências Multibanco

Each Verisk Financial Research report takes a consistent approach, with clear-sighted commentary and in-depth data providing comparable insight across markets. Order your copy online today.

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The Weekly News Digest from Verisk Financial Research highlights significant developments that have recently occurred in payment cards, digital payments, acquiring, processing, retail banking and consumer credit. Our writers and researchers frame these items in contexts such as historical, sectoral and regional trends, adding a layer of value that is often missing from the rolling news cycle.

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