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Payment Card Yearbook - Slovenia 2018/2019 - Product Image

Payment Card Yearbook - Slovenia 2018/2019

  • ID: 4831766
  • Report
  • January 2019
  • Region: Slovenia
  • Payments Cards and Mobile
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  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Mercator
  • Nova KBM
  • Visa
  • MORE

Payment Organisations

  • Bankart is the processor of BA cards and Karanta cards.
  • Activa is processor of the Activa card scheme.

Domestic Payment Brand

  • Activa cards are co-badged Maestro, Mastercard, VISA or Electron; BA Maestro cards; Karanta cards co-badged Mastercard; there are also domestic-only cards with one of the three domestic brands.

Market Structure

  • Three domestic card schemes and a significant market share for non-bank issued payment cards (American Express, Diners, others).
  • Slovenia has the highest levels of card issuance and card usage in central and eastern Europe.
  • Including American Express and Diners cards, there were 3.9 million debit and credit cards at end-2017, equivalent to 1.89 cards per capita, with 93.1 card payments per capita.
  • Pika private label cards are issued by Mercator, Slovenia’s biggest retail group.
  • In 2017, foreign ownership of Slovenian banks is lower (46%) and state ownership higher (48%) than in other CEE countries.
  • In 2016, privatisation of state-owned bank Nova KBM, and bank sector consolidation through mergers.
  • Emerging Open Banking ecosystem.

Notable Market Trends

  • Rollout of contactless cards and POS terminals, MPOS terminals.

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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  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Mercator
  • Nova KBM
  • Visa
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown