Ukraine 2017/2018

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Payment Organization

PROSTIR (Ukrainian Payments Area), formerly NSMEP. 

Ukrainian Interbank Payment Systems Member Association “EMA” 

Domestic Card Brand

PROSTIR cards (replacing NSMEP cards). 

UkrKart, cards, some are co-badged Maestro. 

Market Structure

PROSTIR, the new domestic contactless chip-based card scheme, has won increased support from the Ukrainian payments industry. 

The first Mastercard and VISA programmes were launched in 1997. 

In 2008-09, several major issuers were affected by the financial crisis. From 2014, consolidation of the bank sector following the ongoing economic and political crisis. 

PrivatBank is the biggest card issuer, followed by Oschadbank. 

Foreign banks with a significant presence, in addition to Raiffeisen, include UniCredit, BNP Paribas, OTP and, from Russia, Sberbank, VTB and Alfa Bank.

Notable Market Trends

Rollout of contactless cards and POS terminals; PROSTIR cards; 

MasterPass, VISA Checkout, HCE NFC payments. BankID system. 

Statistical Key Figures for 2016 provided in this profile:

UPDATED: tables with card business data 2012-2016; 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

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1.0.0 last updated 2nd December 2017