Payment Card Year Books


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Payment Organization 

  • Bankart is the processor of BA and Karanta cards. 
  • Activa is processor of Activa cards. 

Domestic Card Brand 

  • Activa cards are co-badged Maestro, MasterCard, VISA or Electron; 
  • BA Maestro cards; Karanta cards co-badged MasterCard; there are also domestic-only cards with one of the three domestic brands. 

Market Structure 

  • Three domestic card schemes and a significant market share for non-bank issued payment cards (American Express, Diners, others). 
  • Slovenia has the highest levels of card issuance and card use in central and eastern Europe. 
  • Including American Express and Diners cards, there were 4.57 million debit and credit cards at end-2015, equivalent to 2.21 cards per capita, with 81.2 card payments per capita in 2015. 
  • Pika private label cards are issued by Mercator, Slovenia’s biggest retail group. 
  • In 2015, foreign ownership of Slovenian banks is lower (33%) and state ownership higher (61%) than in other CEE countries. 
  • In 2016, privatisation of state-owned bank Nova KBM. 

Notable Market Trends 

Rollout of Contactless cards and POS terminals, MPOS terminals.

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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1.1(090117) last updated 9th January 2017