The Global Payment Card Market: Mapping the Opportunities is an invaluable guide to the state of 60 payment card markets worldwide. The report provides insight on market sizes, competitor market shares and forecasting. It also provides an outline of major competitor activities and developments, issuer strategies, and consumer attitudes in some of the most interesting markets globally.
Features and benefits
- Detailed market sizing, competitor shares and forecasts are an invaluable guide for any payment cards player looking at global expansion.
- Explore consumer behavior around the world to gain insight into latest global trends alongside detailed market by market breakdowns.
- Gain insight into how the new global players from high growth markets are building their expansion to inform affective strategy development.
- Discover how some of the world's key markets are evolving to find the next high growth opportunities as they emerge.
There are seven billion payment cards in issue around the world, with $17.4tn of transactions in 2010. With many countries such as India having vast populations that are still largely untouched by financial services there remain significant opportunities for growth.
Four of the top five largest card issuers worldwide are now based in China, with Agricultural Bank of China the largest. Despite the recent economic turmoil the global credit card market is still dominated by US based issuers.
China UnionPay now has the largest number of payment cards in issue. CUP is dwarfed by Visa and MasterCard however, in terms of the number and value of transactions. Over half of payment card transactions made around the world are made with a Visa branded card.
Your key questions answered
- Which are the fastest growing card markets?
- Who are the largest competitors in key markets worldwide?
- How does consumer behavior with payment cards vary around the world? What opportunities does this give to issuers?
- How does credit card usage vary between different markets? Are different card types more popular in some regions?
- What are the threats to established players and where are the geographic opportunities?