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Financial Cards and Payments in the United Arab Emirates

  • ID: 1209032
  • Report
  • November 2020
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 60 pages
  • Euromonitor International
Banks and other financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates have been impacted by the strict measures in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 in 2020. The Central Bank of the UAE directed banks to replenish ATMs with new banknotes and to ensure sufficient cash availability during the salary payment cycle.

The publisher's Financial Cards and Payments in United Arab Emirates 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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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • COVID-19 impact on consumer payments
  • COVID-19 country impact
  • Contrasting forces at work on financial cards in 2020
  • Significant developments in digital arena
  • Leaders continue to develop digital offer
  • 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
  • Increase in number of debit cards
  • Digital banking products prove increasingly popular
  • Visa playing important role in driving digitalisation
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Expat exodus could have a negative impact on debit cards
  • Continued shift to contactless debit cards
  • Supplementary cards making debit cards important to the unbanked population
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
  • Restrictions on retail and travel hit credit card transactions
  • Merchants continue to explore loyalty potential of co-branded credit cards
  • Mastercard raises the limit on contactless payments
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Ongoing development of e-commerce to support growth
  • Credit cards have potential for significant role in merchants’ recovery strategies
  • Consumer budget-consciousness generating demand for additional features on basic credit cards
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
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • COVID-19 exacerbates challenges facing charge cards
  • Commercial charge cards hit hard
  • American Express faces major challenges in charge cards
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Short-lived revival
  • Challenging environment for commercial charge cards
  • Sharia-compliant interest-free transactions provide distinctive positioning
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 75 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 76 Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 77 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 78 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 79 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 80 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 81 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 82 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 83 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 84 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 85 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 86 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 87 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 88 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 89 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 90 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 91 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 92 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 93 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 94 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 95 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 96 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 97 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 98 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 99 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 100 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 101 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 102 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 103 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 104 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 105 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 106 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 107 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 108 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 109 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 110 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • COVID-19 has marked impact on both open loop and closed loop pre-paid cards
  • Pre-paid cards affected by COVID-19’s impact on key consumer group
  • Demand for contactless pre-paid cards
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Job losses and increase in remittances set to constrain development of pre-paid cards
  • COVID-19’s impact on business set to undermine development of cards designed for international travel
  • Opportunities for innovation
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 111 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2015-2020
  • Table 112 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 113 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 114 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 115 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 116 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 117 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2015-2020
  • Table 118 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 119 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 120 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 121 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 122 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 123 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 124 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 125 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 126 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 127 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 128 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 129 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2015-2019
  • Table 130 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2015-2019
  • Table 131 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2020-2025
  • Table 132 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 133 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 134 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 135 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 136 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 137 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2020-2025
  • Table 138 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2020-2025
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