Payment Card Year Books

Georgia 2020/2021

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PAYMENT ORGANISATION 

None. 

DOMESTIC CARD BRAND 

PAY debit cards. 

MARKET STRUCTURE 

Cards per capita reached 1.81 in 2019, a 9.80% decline on 2018. 

Cards issued have more than doubled since the 2008 Russian incursion. 

POS payments to merchants are much higher than the norm for emerging payment markets. 

All Georgian banks are privately-owned. Foreign capital plays an important role, accounting for 93.3% of banking sector assets. 

Until end-2016, Société Générale, through Bank Republic, was the main western bank investor. Banks from Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and China are present in Georgia. 

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

NOTABLE MARKET TRENDS 

Rollout of contactless cards and POS terminals; HCE NFC pilot; express branches, government anti-fraud initiatives; launch of Apple Pay; high proportion of digital and contactless transactions 

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