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PUBLISHER: Euromonitor International | PRODUCT CODE: 1169004

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PUBLISHER: Euromonitor International | PRODUCT CODE: 1169004

Financial Cards and Payments in Argentina

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Financial cards and payments in Argentina has continued to expand at an impressive pace in terms of total current value transactions in 2022, with growth set to surpass that recorded in 2021. Its performance in this regard has been distorted by high inflation, an entrenched problem in the domestic economy that has been exacerbated by the impact of the global recovery from COVID-19 and the wider geopolitical consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. However, growth in total volume transaction...

Euromonitor International's Financial Cards and Payments in Argentina report establishes the size and structure of the market for ATMs cards, smart cards, credit cards, debit cards, charge cards, pre-paid cards and store cards. It looks at key players in the market (issuers and operators), number of cards in circulation, numbers transactions and value of transactions. It offers strategic analysis of sector forecasts and trends to watch.

Product coverage: Financial Cards in Circulation, M-Commerce, Transactions.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Financial Cards and Payments market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market's major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
Product Code: FCAR

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Financial cards and payments in 2022: The big picture
  • 2022 key trends
  • Adoption and acceptance of QR code payments expand at a fast pace
  • Visa and Mastercard remain the leading operators
  • What next for financial cards and payments?

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2017-2022
  • Table 2 Number of ATMs: Units 2017-2022
  • Table 3 Value Lost to Fraud 2017-2022
  • Table 4 Card Expenditure by Location 2022
  • Table 5 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2017-2022
  • Table 6 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2022

MARKET DATA

  • Table 7 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 8 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2017-2022
  • Table 9 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 10 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 11 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 12 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 13 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 14 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 15 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 16 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 17 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 18 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 19 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 20 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2022-2027
  • Table 21 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2022-2027
  • Table 22 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 23 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2022-2027
  • Table 24 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 25 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2022-2027
  • Table 26 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027

DISCLAIMER

SOURCES

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DEBIT CARDS IN ARGENTINA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2022 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Chronically high inflation continues to encourage the use of debit cards
  • Argentina's first transparent debit card launched by Openbank
  • Visa still the largest operator, while state-owned banks remain the leading issuers

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Reluctance to introduce higher denomination bills will continue to favour debit cards
  • Migration from credit cards to debit cards set to persist
  • Growing availability of cashback services bodes well for debit cards

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 27 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 28 Debit Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 29 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 30 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 31 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 32 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 33 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 34 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 35 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 36 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 37 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 38 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027

CREDIT CARDS IN ARGENTINA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2022 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Banks discourage use of credit cards for Ahora plans by not raising spending limits
  • American Express begins offering its Platinum card in metal instead of plastic
  • Visa remains the leading credit card operator but faces growing competition

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ahora plans will continue to be an important driver of growth in credit card usage
  • Credit card borrowing likely to remain more attractive than personal loans
  • New discounts and rewards will help to stimulate credit card spending

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 39 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 40 Credit Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 41 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 42 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 43 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 44 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 45 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 46 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 47 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 48 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 49 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 50 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 51 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 52 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 53 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 54 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 55 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 56 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 57 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 58 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 59 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 60 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 61 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 62 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 63 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 64 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 65 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 66 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 67 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 68 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 69 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 70 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 71 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 72 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 73 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 74 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027

CHARGE CARDS IN ARGENTINA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2022 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Charge cards remains a niche area in Argentina
  • Usage levels pick up with the easing of the pandemic
  • American Express still the only charge card operator and issuer present in Argentina

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Charge cards set to remain a minor category
  • Entry of new players is unlikely
  • Personal charge cards will remain more popular than commercial varieties

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 75 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 76 Charge Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 77 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 78 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 79 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 80 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 81 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 82 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 83 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 84 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 85 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 86 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 87 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 88 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 89 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 90 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 91 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 92 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 93 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 94 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 95 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 96 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 97 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 98 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 99 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 100 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 101 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 102 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 103 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 104 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 105 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 106 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 107 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 108 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 109 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 110 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027

PRE-PAID CARDS IN ARGENTINA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2022 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Open loop pre-paid cards contracts due to change in Alimentar payment method
  • New pre-paid cards allow users to earn and spend cryptocurrencies
  • Mastercard remains the leading operator in open loop pre-paid cards

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Remote working will continue to subdue recovery in closed loop volume transactions
  • Large unbanked population and informal economy bode well for open loop category
  • Delivery of more state payments via electronic transfers may temper growth potential

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 111 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 112 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 113 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 114 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 115 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 116 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 117 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 118 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 119 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 120 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 121 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 122 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 123 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 124 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 125 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 126 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 127 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 128 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 129 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 130 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2017-2021
  • Table 131 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 132 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 133 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 134 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 135 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 136 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 137 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 138 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027

STORE CARDS IN ARGENTINA

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2022 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Carrefour's exit drags down overall performance of store cards
  • Coto becomes the leading issuer
  • Store cards from large hypermarkets chains remain the most popular

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Use of store cards will continue falling as consumers migrate to alternatives
  • More issuers likely to shrink their portfolios or exit the category
  • Diminishing appeal of store cards will discourage innovation and marketing activities

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 139 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2017-2022
  • Table 140 Store Cards Transactions 2017-2022
  • Table 141 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 142 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2017-2022
  • Table 143 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 144 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2017-2021
  • Table 145 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2022-2027
  • Table 146 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2022-2027
  • Table 147 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2022-2027
  • Table 148 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2022-2027
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