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Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the consumer finance industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in consumer finance globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels. Categories in consumer finance include:


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Country Report

Consumer Lending in Canada

Lukewarm economic recovery, weakening housing market and tighter mortgage lending rules restricted the growth of consumer lending in 2014. Although consumer confidence improved gradually from the low point in late 2011 and low interest rate persisted...

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Financial Cards and Payments in Brazil

2014 was marked by the worsening macroeconomic conditions in Brazil. Together with a slowdown in GDP growth, high inflation and household indebtedness levels resulted in a downturn in consumer confidence. Retail sales were also impacted by weak ...

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Consumer Lending in the United Arab Emirates

2014 saw strong recovery from the economic recession in terms of GDP growth, as well as foreign direct investment. This in turn pushed consumer confidence higher, resulting in growth in consumer lending. Banks which were reluctant to lend prior to ...

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Financial Cards and Payments in the United Arab Emirates

Following the economic downturn in 2008, the financial sector in the United Arab Emirates was the first to take a hit, and there was a huge exodus of expatriates and a collapse in consumer confidence. 2014 saw a complete recovery of the economy, with...

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Financial Cards and Payments in Venezuela

More than six years after the monetary conversion that created the “Bolivar Fuerte” (Strong Bolivar, in English) in 2008 and with 400% inflation from 2008 until 2013, the highest denomination bank note in the Venezuelan market is still Bs100. ...

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Consumer Lending in France

The confidence of average French households in their financial situation continues to deteriorate. This is being caused by stagnant GDP growth and high unemployment rates, which reached peaks during 2014. French consumers tend to prefer to save money...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Italy

The negative economic environment in Italy and the longstanding economic crisis in the country have continued to have a negative effect on the performance of consumer lending in Italy. In fact, towards the end of the review period, declines were ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Egypt

Egypt has recently undergone a period of political and economic instability and growth in financial cards and payments has been affected by lower levels of consumer confidence, although growth is expected to remain positive during 2014. In fact, ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 44 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Italy

The economic environment remained negative in Italy at the end of the review period, which continue to place limits on disposable income levels. In addition, the prolonged economic crisis has influenced the behaviour of Italian consumers, resulting ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 81 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in France

Growth in financial cards and payments remained positive in 2014, although the number of transactions is expected to have increased at a faster rate than value growth. Consumers are increasingly using financial cards instead of cash, a trend which is...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 69 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government determines the share of total credits that any bank must lend to the agricultural, housing, manufacturing and tourism industries. In addition, the government also mandates a minimum amount that banks must lend to ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Colombia

With signs of economy recovery and inflation control as a priority, the Central Bank is increasing the reference interest rate and the market is gradually experiencing more expensive loans. Along with the internal factors, it is a worldwide ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Colombia

Undoubtedly, the 4 por mil has become a convenient tax for the government and a source of funds to cope with any conjuncture and it is proving difficult to relinquish. Created in 1998 as “2 por mil” (2 pesos for each Col$1,000?] transacted are ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 74 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Japan

In 2014, consumer lending slightly grew in gross lending value terms. Card lending and auto lending had strong performances among others, which led to the positive performance of the overall consumer lending market. The VAT increase was one of the ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Japan

In 2014, card payments continued to see strong growth in value terms. Whilst Japanese consumers remain largely cash-reliant, cash transactions continued to decrease with more transactions made via cards. Credit cards and pre-paid cards are the two ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 65 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Spain

Still weak, but the economic situation in Spain seems to be improving slowly. Unemployment rates are declining gradually, while macro-economic indicators like GDP have been showing positive rates over the last two quarters. Consumer confidence is ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Argentina

With a double-digit annual inflation rate that is trending up, inflation remains one of the main challenges ahead for the Argentine economy. Interest rates in local Pesos for fixed-term deposits remain lower than inflation rates, resulting in a ...

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Consumer Lending in Argentina

After the US$95 billion default of 2001, Argentina to deal with the 8% of bondholders that have not accepted both restructurings offered in 2005 and 2010. Given the issue was made under New York legislation, litigation continues with an undefined ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 12 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Australia

Changes in consumer expectations, including immediate consumption and access to multiple payment options, has forced regulators and players to further invest in the consumer payments landscape. In fact, from a regulatory perspective, several new ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 76 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Australia

Following a sequence of eight rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) since 2011, in June 2014 the RBA confirmed that the official cash rate was going to be kept on hold at 2.5%, with no additional changes before the end of the year. ...

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Consumer Lending in Brazil

Economic activity in Brazil worsened in 2014. The country’s GDP continued to underperform far below its potential, the inflation rate reached the top of the Banco Central do Brasil’s target range and the level of household indebtedness remained high....

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Financial Cards and Payments in Israel

Financial cards and payments continued to grow as a result of decreasing purchasing power amongst consumers. The options of either disallowing spending beyond the available cash through debit cards, or deferred payments with credit purchases, make ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 59 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Israel

In 2014 consumer lending continued to increase; however, at a slower pace than in the previous year. The categories with the highest growth in outstanding balance terms lending were card lending and mortgages/housing. Many people were forced to live ...

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Financial Cards and Payments in Greece

The ongoing recession which hit the Greek economy continued to put immense pressure on consumer spending, and this had an adverse effect on payments, whether electronic payments or cash transactions. Tumbling disposable incomes, high unemployment ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 66 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Morocco

Continued economic growth and a subsequent rise in consumer expenditure in Morocco ensured a steady increase in total card payment transaction volumes in 2014. Transaction value grew at an even faster pace, as standards of living continued to ...

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Consumer Lending in Egypt

The unstable economic and political situation in Egypt continued to affect consumer lending towards the end of the review period. In 2013, both gross lending and the outstanding balance increased at a slower pace than during preceding years, as ...

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Consumer Lending in Greece

Caution was the key characteristic of consumer lending in 2014, as everybody sought to confirm whether stabilisation was a real trend, or just political optimism. For this reason, consumer credit in Greece remained at extremely low levels during ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Morocco

Consumer lending in Morocco prospered over the review period, driven by the rising number of middle-class households and continued economic growth. With Moroccan consumers becoming more accustomed to the concept of borrowing money from banks, more ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Turkey

In 2014, growth in consumer lending gross lending slowed to a single-digit increase, compared with double-digit average growth recorded during the review period 2009-2014. Growth in consumer lending was primarily affected by the slower growth ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Turkey

In 2014, financial cards and payments demonstrated volume and current value growth, despite the slowdown in the Turkish economy. Growth was fuelled by the growing number of cards in circulation, the higher number of ATMs and POS terminals, as well as...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 60 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing Series

Consumer Finance Global Briefings

This subscription includes every Global Briefing published in the last year and in the next 12 months. It also gives you global and regional market size and share statistics, profiles of the top global companies and articles on industry trends.

Sep 2014 | US$16,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Consumer Finance Americas

All current Consumer Finance data and analysis for 8 North and Latin American countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, competitor insight, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced data modelling tools, breaking news...

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Passport Consumer Finance Asia Pacific and Australasia

All current Consumer Finance data and analysis for 13 Asia Pacific and Australasia countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, competitor insight, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced data modelling tools, breaking...

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Passport Consumer Finance Eastern Europe

All current Consumer Finance data and analysis for 6 Eastern European countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, competitor insight, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced data modeling tools, breaking news and more

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Passport Consumer Finance Middle East and Africa

All current Consumer Finance data and analysis for 6 Middle East and African countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, competitor insight, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced data modelling tools, breaking news ...

Sep 2014 | US$16,700 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Consumer Finance Western Europe

All current Consumer Finance data and analysis for 13 Western European countries. Includes access to specialized research teams, competitor insight, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced data modelling tools, breaking news and ...

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Passport Consumer Finance Global

All of our data and analysis for Consumer Finance in 46 countries. Includes 14 years of comparable data, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

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Company Profile

PayPal Inc in Consumer Finance

PayPal is one of the largest online payment networks, with 150 million registered users globally. Acquired in 2002 by eBay, PayPal has been remaking itself in recent years as it prepares for the mobile shift in payments. In addition, PayPal is ...

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Global Briefing

The Evolving Open-loop Pre-paid Opportunity

Open-loop pre-paid cards are being used to replace a wide range of traditional electronic and paper transfer channels in both developed and emerging markets. Total payment value on open-loop cards is projected to double over the next five years to ...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 42 | Add to cart | View details

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The Changing Role of Computers in an Increasingly Connected World

With an increasing number of connected devices including smartphones and wearable electronics, and connected televisions and in-car entertainment systems becoming an integral part of everyday life for a growing number of consumers, the role of ...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Financial Cards and Payments in Spain

With the exception of 2012, when numbers were stagnant, the number of financial cards in circulation declined each year over the forecast period. The credit crunch, high unemployment rates and saving habits drastically reduced the number of cards per...

Jul 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 74 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Hong Kong, China

In 2013, the tightening control on lending market by the Hong Kong government and the relative high loan-to-GDP ratio aroused concerns in loan businesses in Hong Kong. Card lending, non-card lending and mortgage lending all recorded slower growth in ...

Jun 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 13 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Romania

Romanians cannot seem to be able to move away from cash purchases, even though a large number of urban dwellers own cards and the banks are going out of their way to offer services to spare clients from having to queue. There were four times more ...

Jun 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 66 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Consumer Lending 2014: Trends, Developments and Prospects

The developed world has the largest consumer lending markets, but growth is slowing as borrowing takes off in emerging markets. In emerging markets, the story is about moving the unbanked into the financial mainstream, but this newfound access to ...

Jun 2014 | US$1,200 | Pages: 48 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Hong Kong, China

In Hong Kong, GDP growth was modest in 2013 with sluggish external trade and domestic consumption. The operating environment for Hong Kong’s banking industry was challenging due to the consistently low interest rates, reduced business activities and ...

Jun 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 65 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in South Korea

Financial cards in South Korea remained on an upward trend, managing positive growth in terms of card in circulation in 2013. However, the total cards transaction value growth showed slowdown from 2012 when the growth rate fell drastically from 2011....

May 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 59 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Taiwan

Financial cards recorded moderate growth in transaction value terms in 2013. This was mainly due to the sluggish economy and consumers’ fears of spending beyond their means. The industry’s heavy focus on offering attractive rewards and points for ...

May 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 65 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in Taiwan

Consumer lending in Taiwan has begun a slow recovery following on 2012. Consumer confidence levels remain low. The small boosts in consumer lending levels have resulted from leading players’ aggressive activities to make consumer lending more ...

May 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 12 | Add to cart | View details

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Financial Cards and Payments in Hungary

The government introduced, then increased the tax levied on money transfers and cash withdrawals. This new factor pushed cost-sensitive Hungarians towards choosing cheaper banking services. The transaction tax had a positive impact on card payment ...

May 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 66 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Lending in South Korea

Consumer lending saw stable growth in outstanding balance in 2013, and gross lending growth outpaced that of the previous year. As a whole, the market showed signs of stabilizing as a result of social awareness and government efforts to minimise the ...

May 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details
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