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Cards & Payments Country Reports

Covering 72 countries, Country Reports provide invaluable market and competitor intelligence on:

  • Payments cards
  • Online and digital payments
  • Acquiring/processing

A dedicated team of analysts and researchers use both primary and secondary source data, and conduct in-depth interviews with senior industry executives and experts.

Each Report Includes:

Demographics and Economy:
Outlines the key metrics and trends which influence the development of retail banking and payments in the country:

  • Population structure
  • Income
  • Mobile and internet use
  • Economic data

Retail Banking:
Explores the structure of the local banking system, its infrastructure and the leading players. Data includes:

  • Aggregate retail banking indicators
  • Bank branch, ATMS and POS terminals
  • Profitability of top banks

Payments Environment:
Overview of consumer payments in the country. Categories analysed include:

  • Consumer payment trends, by cash, card, cheque, direct debit, credit transfer
  • B2C e-commerce payment trends, by debit card, credit card, digital wallet and others

Cards Market:
We have industry leading financial card coverage, including credit cards, debit cards and prepaid cards. We detail the past present and future of the industry through our data and commentary, including:

  • Market size split by consumer and commercial credit cards: number of cards, transaction volume, billed volume
  • Use of contactless cards – billed volume and transaction volumes
  • Credit card profitability indicators
  • Competitive landscape: networks, issuers

Debit Cards:

  • Market size: number of cards, transaction volume, billed volume
  • Competitive landscape: networks, issuers

Prepaid Cards:

  • Market size: number of cards, transaction volume, billed volume

Mobile Payments

  • Proximity payment metrics
  • P2P payments data

Acquiring and Processing
Analysis of the local merchant acquirer landscape including:

  • Market shares of leading merchant acquirers split by credit and debit
  • Merchant accounts
  • Transaction volume
  • Transaction value
  • Merchant Service Charges
  • Processing and processor relationships
  • Online acquiring

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