Payment Card Year Books

Moldova 2020/2021

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PAYMENT ORGANISATION 

MoldMediaCard 

DOMESTIC CARD BRAND 

None. 

MARKET STRUCTURE 

Moldovan retail banks issue cards with one of the Mastercard or VISA brands. 

While ATM transactions are the dominant form of card use, POS payments are growing fast, showing a CAGR of 49.40% between 2014 and 2019. Over the same period, ATM withdrawals grew by a CAGR of 8.32%. 

Card use in Moldova is still one of the lowest in the world. In 2019, there were 14.4 card payments per capita. 

Cash is the dominant means of exchange, with credit transfers for corporate payments. Direct debits were launched in 2003.

In June 2014, Moldova and the EU signed a formal association agreement with the objective of postponed EU membership. 

In 2015, NBM withdrew the license for financial activities of three banks and initiated the process of their forced liquidation. 

NOTABLE MARKET TRENDS 

Rapid rollout of contactless cards and POS terminals; 

3D-Secure combined with a dynamic single-use code. 

STATISTICAL KEY FIGURES FOR 2019 PROVIDED IN THIS PROFILE

 UPDATED: tables with card business data 2015-2019; growth rates: Y-o-Y, CAGR
 Population, Cards per Capita, Card Value per Capita
 Debit Cards, Credit/Delayed Debit Cards, Total Cards
 Card payments by number and by value, ATV per card, payments per card/year
 ATMs, POS terminals, ATMs/POS terminals per 1 million capita
 ATM withdrawals by number/by value, ATV per withdrawal, TXs per ATM/month
 POS payments by number/by value, ATV per POS payment, TXs per POS/month
 Internet Use, e-payment mix, B2C e-Commerce by value and growth rate
 Issued Card brands by individual major issuer bank
 Accepted card brands by individual major acquirer
 Drill down into the debit card use and credit cards use details 

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Digital product provided in PDF format. You will receive a download link to a zip file containing your files after checkout. 

VERSION

Version 1.1 - last updated Friday 15th January 2021