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Financial Cards and Payments in Japan

Published by Euromonitor International Product code 971717
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Financial Cards and Payments in Japan
Published: November 12, 2020 Content info: 52 Pages
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Although transaction value growth had been relatively anaemic in recent years in current value terms, it had, at least, been positive. In 2020, this has changed, with consumer payments expected to record quite a marked decline. Card transactions will have fallen over the course of 2020, although cash transactions, already on a downward trajectory prior to 2020, will see a much steeper double-digit percentage decline. Cash, which still accounts for a major share of overall transactions value, was...

Euromonitor International's Financial Cards and Payments in Japan 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.
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Product Code: FCJP

TABLE OF CONTENTS

List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

COVID-19 impact on consumer payments

COVID-19 country impact

Declining transactions value for credit cards in 2020, with only debit cards seeing positive growth

Government cashless payments scheme helps drive point-of-sale adoption of non-cash payment technology

Loyalty programmes and reward schemes remain popular among Japanese consumers

What next for consumer payments?

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2015-2020
  • Table 2 Number of ATMs: Units 2015-2020
  • Table 3 Value Lost to Fraud 2015-2020
  • Table 4 Card Expenditure by Location 2020
  • Table 5 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2015-2020
  • Table 6 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2020

MARKET DATA

  • Table 7 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 8 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2015-2020
  • Table 9 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 10 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 11 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 12 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 13 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 14 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 15 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 16 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 17 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 18 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 19 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 20 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2020-2025
  • Table 21 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 22 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 23 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 24 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 25 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 26 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

DISCLAIMER

GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT

GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT

SOURCES

    • Summary 1 Research Sources

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Cashless payments benefit from the government's rebate scheme

Non-cash payments also driven by hygiene reasons during the pandemic

Debit cards still a relatively small niche, but opportunities exist for consumers with low/no credit rating

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Further growth expected for debit cards over the forecast period

Cash will continue to generate competition for debit card payments...

...as will other financial cards and new concepts like digital payments

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 27 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 28 Debit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 29 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 30 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 31 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 32 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 33 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 34 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 35 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 36 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 37 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 38 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Government's aim of a cashless society drives credit card use

Credit cards also being driven by consumers seeing cash as unhygienic during the pandemic

Consumers reluctant to buy big-ticket items or to rack up any more debt in 2020

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Loyalty programmes support the popularity of credit cards

E-commerce and mobile payments expanding the usage occasions for credit cards

Government actively encouraging the use of non-cash payments

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 39 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 40 Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 41 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 42 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 43 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 44 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 45 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 46 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 47 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 48 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 49 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 50 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 51 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 52 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 53 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 54 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 55 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 56 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 57 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 58 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 59 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 60 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 61 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 62 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 63 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 64 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 65 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 66 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 67 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 68 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 69 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 70 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 71 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 72 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 73 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 74 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025

2020 IMPACT

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Government's rebate scheme for use of non-cash payments provides some momentum for pre-paid cards

Pre-paid cards an ideal replacement for "unhygienic" cash payments

Pre-paid cards hit by the general drop in consumer spending as well as less use of transportation

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Pre-paid cards will continue to be popular for small-value payments

Credit cards offer better loyalty programmes than pre-paid cards

Pre-paid cards moving into the mobile payments arena

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 75 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 76 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 77 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 78 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 79 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 80 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 81 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 82 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 83 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 84 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 85 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 86 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 87 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 88 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 89 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 90 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 91 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 92 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 93 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 94 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 95 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 96 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 97 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 98 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 99 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 100 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 101 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 102 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT

Store cards already on a downward trajectory prior to the COVID-19 outbreak

Lack of new cards and department stores' struggles negatively impact store cards

Closure of department stores during the state of emergency period hits store card usage

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES

Gradual disappearance of store cards expected...

...but it will not happen during the forecast period

Using one's store card via Zoom

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 103 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 104 Store Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 105 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 106 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 107 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 108 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 109 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 110 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 111 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 112 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
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