- Finland: Since 2010, there has been a 35 percent reduction in the number of bank branches and a 14 percent decline in ATMs — proof that Finland is embracing digital transactions.
- Denmark: The number of private label fuel and store cards in issue in Denmark is minimal, suggesting that there is much opportunity for tapping this space.
- Canada: The average Canadian made 360 card transactions in 2016 — of which 52 percent were on the local debit scheme, Interac.
- Japan: With the prospect of a more favourable economic climate and an anticipated improvement of business models by the major issuers, pre-tax profits are expected to increase gradually over the next three years.
AT A GLANCE
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