- Hong Kong: The vast majority (99 percent) of Hong Kong residents aged 15 to 64 use Octopus for travel and small value purchases.
- Hungary: At 47 percent, credit cards have a strong rollover rate that would position them as an important means of interest income for banks if usage levels were increased.
- France: Digital, mobile and other alternative retail banks are growing their customer numbers in France at an impressive rate.
- Argentina: Consumer credit outstandings have grown rapidly in recent years, driven by credit cards and personal loans. Instalment schemes, including the government-backed Ahora 12 programme, are an important driver of spending on credit cards.
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