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Payment Organization 

  • SIBS – interbank organization, manages the Multibanco networks 
  • Unicre – interbank organization, main acquirer, Unibanco issuer. 

Domestic Card Brand 

Multibanco (MB) cards, co-badged Maestro, Electron, MasterCard or VISA; Unibanco credit cards co-badged VISA or MasterCard. 

Market Structure 

  • Portugal’s Multibanco ATM and POS network is one of the most advanced in the world with more than100 ATM service functions. 
  • Card payments by number 3.1-times higher than withdrawals. 
  • Though domestic banks account for most of the retail banking market, Santander owns the fourth-biggest Portuguese bank. 
  • The three largest bank control 56.4% of the total bank assets. 
  • In 2015, Banco Santander Totta absorbed Banco Internacional do Funchal (BANIF). 

Notable Market Trends 

Contactless cards, MPOS terminals, QR-codes, MB WAY app 

Updated Information About:

Major Issuers, Major Acquirers, Major Processors and Consumer Finance indicator. 

Statistical Key Figures for 2015 provided in this profile:

  • UPDATED: tables with card business data 2011-2015; 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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1.2(120117) last updated 12th January 2017