The international company Capgemini, together with Royal Bank of Scotland has produced a report on global payments.
According to the report, more and more people are using to pay for non-cash payments, so the total number of non-cash payments in the world in 2014 could reach 390 billion operations. It is worth noting that this would be a 9 percent increase over 2013, and 45 per cent higher when compared to 2009 figures.
In the company's report provides detailed data for 2013 and forecasts for total non-cash transactions for 2014.
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The most active users of the cashless system in 2013 were residents of Finland, with the index of 450 non-cash payments, behind them are residents of the United States an average of 390 non-cash payments. Next come the Netherlands, Australia, Denmark, South Korea and Sweden.
It is worth noting the residents of China, in 2013 per capita accounted for about 50 non-cash payments, this figure is higher by 37 percent than in 2012. It is expected that with its potential, China in 2014 will enter the top four for non-cash transactions.
Reducing the number of cash transactions experts explain the increase in the growth of sales through the Internet, the proliferation of mobile and contactless payments.
Company experts have noted that further reduce the number of cash transactions new technology blockchain, which is based on the construction of cryptocurrency. Blockchain all can make a difference in the whole payment infrastructure, and left its mark on the business in general.
According to the materials WELTRADE