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Our latest Country Reports are available for £75 each. Pre-2014 reports are available at three for the price of two to be chosen from the list below. Alternatively purchase all reports for £550.

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The following country reports are available, full of exclusive interviews with major industry players, market analysis plus comprehensive data and tables:

Latin America (July 2014)
Region resumes position among two fastest growing global payment markets after 2012 dip; Brazil dominates regional volumes; Plans for crossborder digital ID system; How has the World Cup impacted the payments card sector in Brazil?
Tables include:  Transactions by Value and Volume for the Major Payment Card Networks in the Region; Leading Bank Payment Card Issuers in Latin America; Transactions on Brazil-Issued Payment Cards by Value and Volume 2008-2014; Argentina: Payment Volume on Credit and Debit Cards 2005-2014; Mexico: Total Payment Card Transactions by Value July 2013 to March 2014; Top 20 Countries for Card Expenditure at 2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil.
Interviews with: Edgar Betts, director of The Smart Card Alliance Latin America; Christophe Vergne, director of the global cards and payments centre of excellence at CapGemini.

United Kingdom (June 2014)

Payment card expenditure tops £0.5 trillion; Debit cards beating credit and cash; How will Paym change mobile payments?
Tables include: UK Card Numbers by Type 2003-2013; Volume of Debit and Credit Card Purchases 2003-2013; Value of Credit Card Borrowings 2003-2013; UK Debit and Credit Card Volume Forecast 2013-2023; Value of Debit and Credit Card Purchases 2003-2013; Expenditure on Credit Cards by Merchant Sector 2013 (£bn); Total Value of Transactions on Credit and Charge Cards by Type of Card; Average Transaction Value by Payment Method; Average Cost of Transaction (in Pence) by Payment Method; Percentage Share of Transactions by Type of Card 2013.
Interview with: Neil Aitken of The Payments Council.

United States (May 2014)
Small merchants not ready for EMV; Card transactions soar; Credit cards gain share; Consumer fraud fears.
Tables include: US EMV Migration Roadmap - Key Dates; EMV Migration Estimates for Cards and POS Terminals; Volume of Non-Cash Payment Transactions by Type 2012 (pie chart); Volume of Non-Cash Payment Transactions by Type 2003-2012; Value of Non-Cash Payment Transactions by Type 2012; Purchases at Merchants on US Payment Cards by Value 2013.
Interviews with: Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance; Xavier Giandominici of US EMV payments consultant FIME.
Article by Michael Auriemma, president of payments consultancy ACG.

Sri Lanka (April 2014)
National payment switch gets underway; 200,000 use eZ Cash mobile money service; Three key drivers for card payments growth.
Tables include: Debit cards 2013-2013 (number of cards, domestic and international cards, value and volume of transactions); Credit cards 2012-2013
(number of cards, domestic and international cards, value and volume of transactions); EFTPOS 2013 (number of devices, value and volume of transactions); Sri Lanka Remittance & GSM Market at a Glance; Sri Lanka Telecom Market Share; eZCash - Transaction and Maximum Balance Limits.
Interviews with: Rowell del Fierro of processor Global Payments Asia Pacific; Sunima Weerasooriya of clearing house Lankaclear.

Emerging Markets (January 2014)

Targeting new payment territories: Attractive opportunities but companies must beware of the pitfalls
Countries and regions covered include: Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sub-Sahara; Kenya; Jordan; Qatar, East Africa
Tables include: Nigeria Payments Market 2012-2013 (Cheque, ATM, POS, Internet and M-payment transactions by Value and Volume); Sub-Sahara - Percentage Share of Adults Having a Bank Account at a Financial Institution by Country.
Interviews with: Martin Ruda, MD of The Tall Group of Companies; Chris Goulding, senior manager payments and banking at Capgemini.

Greece (October 2013)
Brazil (August 2013)
Indonesia (July 2013)
UK (June 2013)
Germany (May 2013)
Russia (April 2013)
CIS Countries (March 2013)
Baltic States (February 2013)
Singapore (January 2013)
Sweden (September 2012)
Netherlands (August 2012)
UAE (July 2012)
China (September 2011)
Brazil (July 2011)
Turkey (June 2011)
India (May 2011)
Belgium (March 2011)
South Korea (February 2011)
Australia (November 2010)
Russia (October 2010)
Spain (August 2010)
Nigeria (July 2010)
Thailand (June 2010)
United States (April-May 2010)
Malaysia (February 2010)
France (January 2010)
Mexico (November 2009)
Israel (October 2009)

Egypt (August 2009)
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Canada (May 2009)