This article was published on April 30, 2019.
But since the payment landscape is constantly evolving, we wrote a new article based on research not available at the time of the creation of this article.
You can read the new article here. Please consult it, if you want an updated overview of payment methods around the world:
Enjoy your reading!
Asia, India, the Middle East
Payment around the world – where were we? In the previous articles of this series, we devoted ourselves to different payment landscapes of the globe. And with the trends and challenges, we found there.
But no matter which region we looked at: All of them stood on the verge of digital transformation or have crossed that line. China and the USA press ahead in terms of payment innovation, as we have seen in our second article. In other countries, digital payments are still in the process of taking hold in the populace. The changes they bring have already become apparent. Digital payment services play the role of an equalizer, especially for the unbanked people. Developments in Africa‘s and Latin America’s payment landscape, as detailed in the first article of this series, stand as an example for this.
We will see if those tendencies manifest in the last waypoints of our journey, too. So, let’s move on, shall we?