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Global Cards Data and Forecasts

Published: July 2016
Description: Executive report containing key market statistics, trends and analysis by country, region and worldwide in addition to a complete database provided in Excel 
Countries covered: 66 countries around the world (see below for details)
Report and database: £75,500 (multi-user licence)
• Europe (33 countries): £37,750
• Asia-Pacific (15 countries): £17,150
• Middle East & Africa (9 countries): £10,300
• Americas (9 countries): £10,300

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RBR's latest report Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts is the most authoritative study available on the worldwide payment cards market. The study, which consists of an executive report and a full data book, is the first of its kind to provide reliable, comprehensive and consistent market data and five-year forecasts for 66 countries worldwide. Unlike most other sources of cards data, RBR's study includes bank cards, as well as T&E cards, private label cards, co-branded and affinity cards. Furthermore, RBR's rigorous research principles guarantee that data is compiled using consistent definitions and subjected to an extensive validation process. The end result is a more accurate and comprehensive market view with substantive analysis and commentary provided by RBR's team of market experts. A full list of the key market metrics included in the study is provided below.

Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts is an invaluable tool for international cards schemes, payment processors, merchant acquirers and other key industry players for whom access to high quality market data is essential for strategic planning and informed decision making. The scheme-level market data allows for competitive benchmarking at a country and regional level, and helps identify growth opportunities in markets currently dominated by domestic schemes.   

The report contains the following key market metrics for each of the countries covered...

• Number of cards by type of card – prepaid, debit, charge, credit
• Number of cards by type of issuer – financial institution, T&E organisation, private label
• Number of cards by scheme – e.g. American Express, MasterCard, Maestro, Discover/Diners Club, JCB, UnionPay, Visa, Visa Electron, V PAY, domestic schemes – and type of card of card
• Card penetration relative to adult population by type of card
• Volume/value of card payments by type of card
• Volume/value of card payments by type of issuer
• Volume of card payments per card
• Volume/value of card payments by scheme and type of card 
• Average value of card payments by type of card
• Number of contactless cards by scheme and type of card (Europe)
• Volume/value of contactless card payments by scheme and type of card (Europe)
• Number of merchant outlets
• Number of merchant outlets by scheme
• Number of EFTPOS terminals
• Number of EFTPOS terminals relative to adult population
• Volume/value of cashless payments – card payments, cheques, credit transfers, direct debits
• Volume/value of e-commerce card purchase transactions
• Key economic and demographic indicators
• Forecast number of cards by type of card
• Forecast number of cards by type of issuer
• Forecast volume/value of card payments by type of card
• Forecast volume/value of card payments by type of issuer
• Forecast volume of card payments per card
• Forecast average value of a card payment
• Forecast number of merchant outlets 
• Forecast number of EFTPOS terminals
• Forecast volume/value of e-commerce card purchase transactions

The following 66 countries are covered by the study...

Americas:
Argentina • Brazil • Canada • Chile • Colombia • Mexico • Peru • USA • Venezuela
Asia-Pacific:
Australia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • New Zealand • Pakistan • Philippines • Singapore • South Korea • Taiwan • Thailand • Vietnam
Central and Eastern Europe:
Belarus • Bulgaria • Croatia • Czech Republic • Estonia • Hungary • Kazakhstan • Latvia • Lithuania • Poland • Romania • Russia • Serbia • Slovakia • Slovenia • Ukraine
Middle East and Africa:
Egypt • Iran • Israel • Kenya • Morocco • Nigeria • Saudi Arabia • South Africa • UAE
Western Europe:
Austria • Belgium • Denmark • Finland • France • Germany • Greece • Ireland • Italy • Netherlands • Norway • Portugal • Spain • Sweden • Switzerland • Turkey • UK

The information in Global Payment Cards Data and Forecasts is based on extensive primary and secondary research and is not available from any other source - please contact us for further details or to receive a report sample.

 
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