Store Cards in Argentina

November 2021
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Overview:

Understand the latest market trends and future growth opportunities for the Store Card Transactions industry in Argentina with research from Euromonitor International's team of in-country analysts – experts by industry and geographic specialisation.

Key trends are clearly and succinctly summarised alongside the most current research data available. Understand and assess competitive threats and plan corporate strategy with our qualitative analysis, insight and confident growth projections.

If you're in the Store Card Transactions industry in Argentina, our research will help you to make informed, intelligent decisions; to recognise and profit from opportunity, or to offer resilience amidst market uncertainty.

The Store Card Transactions in Argentina report includes:

  • Analysis of key supply-side and demand trends
  • Detailed segmentation of international and local products
  • Historic volume and value sizes, company and brand market shares
  • Five year forecasts of market trends and market growth
  • Robust and transparent research methodology, conducted in-country

This report answers:

  • What is the market size of Store Card Transactions in Argentina?
  • What are the major trends key to understanding Store Card Transactions in Argentina?
  • How has COVID-19, recession and macroeconomic volatility impacted the market?
  • How long will the market take to recover? What are the opportunities now?
  • How will political context and shifting cultural values shape future growth?
  • Where is future growth expected to be most dynamic?

Charge Cards in Argentina - Category analysis

Charge Cards in Argentina - Company Profile

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

Marginal category with a sole player
Already struggling charge cards affected by impact of COVID-19 on travel
Barriers to development

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Category set to languish
Interest-bearing credit cards more popular amongst leading banks
Overall prospects remain bleak despite historical precedent

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 2 Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 3 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 4 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 5 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 6 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 7 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 8 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 9 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 10 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 11 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 12 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 13 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 14 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 15 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 16 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 17 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 18 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 19 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 20 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 21 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 22 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 23 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 24 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 25 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 26 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 27 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 28 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 29 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 30 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 31 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 32 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 33 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 34 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 35 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 36 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

Credit Cards in Argentina - Category analysis

Credit Cards in Argentina - Company Profile

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

Banks discouraged from developing their credit card businesses
Lower demand for typical credit card transactions
Issuers market fragmented, but high level of consolidation in the operators market

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Central Bank helps small businesses to improve profitability with credit cards
New tax discourages the use of credit cards in the city of Buenos Aires

CATEGORY DATA

Table 37 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 38 Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 39 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 40 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 41 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 42 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 43 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 44 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 45 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 46 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 47 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 48 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 49 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 50 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 51 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 52 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 53 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 54 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 55 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 56 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 57 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 58 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 59 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 60 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 61 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 62 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 63 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 64 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 65 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 66 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 67 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 68 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 69 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 70 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 71 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 72 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

Debit Cards in Argentina - Category analysis

Debit Cards in Argentina - Company Profile

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

Debit cards category performs strongly during the pandemic
Banks encourage the use of debit cards
Visa leads operators, while public banks are the leading issuers

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Contactless on the rise
Continued shift form credit cards to debit cards

CATEGORY DATA

Table 73 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 74 Debit Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 75 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 76 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 77 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 78 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 79 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 80 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 81 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 82 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 83 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 84 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

Pre-Paid Cards in Argentina - Category analysis

Pre-Paid Cards in Argentina - Company Profile

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

Alimentar expands the whole category
Closed loop pre-paid cards impacted by urban travel restrictions
Mastercard’s leadership based on Ualá and Mercado Pago

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Digital wallets to provide a boost to the category
Unbanked population and teenagers remain key to category development
More competition is expected

CATEGORY DATA

Table 85 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 86 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 87 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 88 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 89 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 90 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 91 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 92 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 93 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 94 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 95 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 96 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 97 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 98 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 99 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 100 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 101 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 102 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 103 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 104 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 105 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 106 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 107 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 108 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 109 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 110 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 111 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 112 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

Store Cards in Argentina - Category analysis

Store Cards in Argentina - Company Profile

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

Consumption with store cards falls due to economic crisis
Migration to international operators
Carrefour and Coto are the only major players in the category

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

New payment alternatives will impact the category
Store card owners display lack of interest in sustaining the category
Wide-ranging eligibility, and special discounts and promotions offer some limited potential

CATEGORY DATA

Table 113 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 114 Store Cards Transactions 2016-2021 Table 115 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 116 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021 Table 117 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 118 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 119 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 120 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2021-2026 Table 121 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026 Table 122 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

Financial Cards and Payments in Argentina - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Financial cards and payments in 2021: The big picture
The government continues promoting the use of cards
Macroeconomic conditions obstruct growth
Transfers 3.0 Central Bank initiative
Duopoly in the operators segment and a more competitive scenario in the issuers market
What next for financial cards and payments?

MARKET INDICATORS

Table 123 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2016-2021 Table 124 Number of ATMs: Units 2016-2021 Table 125 Value Lost to Fraud 2016-2021 Table 126 Card Expenditure by Location 2021 Table 127 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2016-2021 Table 128 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2021

MARKET DATA

Table 129 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021 Table 130 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2016-2021 Table 131 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2016-2021 Table 132 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021 Table 133 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2016-2021 Table 134 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021 Table 135 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2016-2021 Table 136 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021 Table 137 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 138 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020 Table 139 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2016-2020 Table 140 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2016-2020 Table 141 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026 Table 142 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2021-2026 Table 143 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2021-2026 Table 144 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026 Table 145 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2021-2026 Table 146 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026 Table 147 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2021-2026 Table 148 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

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