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Payment Card Yearbook - Croatia 2018/2019 - Product Image

Payment Card Yearbook - Croatia 2018/2019

  • ID: 4831660
  • Report
  • January 2019
  • Region: Croatia
  • Payments Cards and Mobile
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Advent International
  • American Express
  • Bain Capital
  • Diner's Club
  • EGCP
  • Erste Group
  • MORE

Payment Organization

  • EGCP, formerly the Croatian interbank processor MBU, is the shared group card processor of Erste Group (A).

Domestic Payment Brand

  • MBCARD debit cards, mostly co-badged Maestro.

Market Structure

  • Croatia is a showcase market for American Express through its agreement with PBZ, which has issued over 500,000 Amex cards. Erste Bank acquired the rival Diners Club Adriatic in 2007.
  • There were 9.0 million Croatian cards at end-2017, equivalent to 2.18 cards per capita, one of the highest levels in CEE markets.
  • All the major banks are owned by western banks. The heavily regulated Croatian banking sector faces consolidation pressure.
  • In 2016, Intesa SanPaolo Group (I) sold processor ISP Card to private equity investors Advent International and Bain Capital. In 2018, the former ISP Card became part of NETS Group (DK).
  • Emerging Open banking ecosystem.

Notable Market Trends

  • Contactless rollout: cards; POS/MPOS terminals, HCE NFC pilots, Google Pay, mobile banking apps.

Statistical Key Figures for 2017 provided in this profile:

  • UPDATED: tables with card business data 2013-2017; growth rates: Y-o-Y, CAGR
  • Population, Cards per Capita, Card Value per Capita
  • Debit Cards, Credit/Delayed Debit Cards, Total Cards
  • Card payments by number and by value, ATV per card, payments per card/year
  • ATMs, POS terminals, ATMs/POS terminals per 1 million capita
  • ATM withdrawals by number/by value, ATV per withdrawal, TXs per ATM/month
  • POS payments by number/by value, ATV per POS payment, TXs per POS/month
  • Internet Use, e-payment mix, B2C e-Commerce by value and growth rate
  • Issued Card brands by individual major issuer bank
  • Accepted card brands by individual major acquirer
  • Drill down into the debit card use and credit cards use details
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  • Advent International
  • American Express
  • Bain Capital
  • Diner's Club
  • EGCP
  • Erste Group
  • Google
  • Intesa SanPaolo Group
  • NETS Group
  • PBZ
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