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Merchant Acquirer Reports

Merchant Acquirer market reports from Argus Advisory Research cover acquiring opportunities in countries across the world in North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
Merchant acquiring reports offer expert commentary and extensive data tables on the cards and payments markets in countries across each region.
We talk to payment analysis and industry experts to give expert analysis and commentary on the challenges and opportunities for merchant acquiring services in the rapidly developing global payments landscape.
Each report includes commentary and data on the following topics for each country with an executive summary looking at trends and developments across each region.

Cards market overview

Reports contain data, analysis and expert commentary on regional and country card payments. with in-depth information and critical analysis of markets across the world. Our experts profile the key players and drivers, trends in the card payments market, e-commerce developments and contactless card use. Topics include:

  • Total cards payment metrics
  • Contactless cards metrics
  • Credit card data
  • Total credit cards metrics
  • Credit cards profitability indicators
  • Debit cards numbers
  • Debit cards metrics
  • Prepaid/e-money cards metrics
Acquirers and processing

Merchant Acquiring research reports describe and analyse the changes taking place in the merchant acquiring landscape and build a comprehensive picture of the industry across seven main global regions: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and Western Europe. Reports provide data, analysis and expert commentary on the merchant acquiring and processing landscape that includes:

  • Merchant acquirer credit card market share
  • Credit card merchant service charges
  • Merchant acquirer debit card market share
  • Debit card merchant service charges
  • Credit card issuer|issuing processor relationships
  • Credit card acquirer|acquiring processor relationships
  • Credit card issuing processor market shares by card numbers
  • Credit card acquiring processor market shares by the number of POS transactions
  • Online merchant acquirer market share


Reports provide detailed industry and competitor intelligence on merchant acquiring in markets across the world. Bespoke merchant acquiring packages are available bringing together content for any selection of markets across North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.

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