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The Netherlands' Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape

Reportstack has announced a new market research publication on The Netherlands' Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape. The Dutch card payments channel grew moderately both in terms of value and volume during the review period. In terms of the number of cards in circulation, the channel grew from 58.8 million cards in 2009 to 60.6 million in 2013, at a CAGR of 0.75%. Although the charge cards category had the smallest channel share of 0.2% in 2013, it registered the highest review-period CAGR of 7.28%, followed by the prepaid and debit card categories.

In terms of transaction value, the card payments channel grew at a marginal CAGR of 0.87% during the review period from EUR148.4 billion (US$206.2 billion) in 2009 to EUR153.6 billion (US$203.7 billion) in 2013. The channel is expected to post a forecast-period CAGR of 1.74%, from EUR154.4 billion (US$208.3 billion) in 2014 to EUR165.4 billion (US$233.0 billion) in 2018.

Despite the global financial slowdown, outbound travel expenditure among the retail and corporate segments increased during the review period from EUR14.8 billion (US$20.6 billion) in 2009 to EUR15.9 billion (US$21.1 billion) in 2013 and is anticipated to increase over the forecast period, fuelling the growth of the card payments channel. The Dutch card payments channel was dominated by the prepaid cards category, which accounted for 49.6% of the channel in 2013. The second-largest channel share was held by the debit cards category with 41.0%, and the credit cards category with 9.2%. The charge cards category held the smallest channel share of 0.2%. 

Scope
• This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the Dutch cards and payments industry.
• It provides current values for the Dutch cards and payments industry for 2013, and forecast figures for 2018.
• It details the different economic, infrastructural and business drivers affecting the Dutch cards and payments industry.
• It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry.
• It details the marketing strategies used by various banks and other institutions. 
• It profiles the major banks in the Dutch cards and payments industry.

Key Highlights
• In terms of the number of cards in circulation, the Dutch card payments channel posted a review-period CAGR of 0.75% increasing from 58.8 million cards in 2009 to 60.6 million in 2013 and is expected to post a forecast-period CAGR of 2.06% to reach 66.7 million in 2018.
• In terms of transaction value, the card payments channel grew at a marginal CAGR of 0.87% during the review period from EUR148.4 billion (US$206.2 billion) in 2009 to EUR153.6 billion (US$203.7 billion) in 2013. The channel is expected to post a forecast-period CAGR of 1.74%, from EUR154.4 billion (US$208.3 billion) in 2014 to EUR165.4 billion (US$233.0 billion) in 2018.
• The Dutch card payments channel was dominated by the prepaid cards category, which accounted for 49.6% of the channel in 2013. The second-largest channel share was held by the debit cards category with 41.0%, and the credit cards category with 9.2%. The charge cards category held the smallest channel share of 0.2%.
•The number of debit cards is expected to increase from 25.0 million cards in circulation in 2014 to 25.5 million in 2018, at a forecast-period CAGR of 0.50%. The charge cards category posted the highest growth at a review-period CAGR of 7.28% and is forecast to post a forecast-period CAGR of 0.78%, rising from 119,063 cards in 2014 to 122,806 cards in 2018. Over the forecast period, the prepaid cards category is anticipated to post the highest CAGR of 3.75%, increasing from 30.9 million cards in 2009 to 35.7 million in 2018.


Companies Mentioned

ABN Amro Bank Rabobank ING Bank SNS Bank DHB Bank MasterCard Visa American Express Diners Club

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