Malta 2017/2018

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Payment Organization

At present, there is no interbank organization. 

Domestic Card Brand

Three Maltese closed-loop mono-bank ATM/debit card brands: 

Quikcash, Quicklink, and Premier. Cashpoint cards were phased-out. 

Market Structure

Use of mono-bank cards at ATMs and POS terminals of the issuer. 

Maltese banks have arranged authorization, clearing and settlement services directly with VISA and Mastercard.

After increasing annually by on average of 25% until 2008, the growth rate of card payments achieved 15.4% in 2016. 

Cheque payments, which began to fall in 2008, were overtaken by card payments for the first time in 2010. 

Notable Market Trends

Launch of contactless cards; mobile banking apps. 

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