02 Mar '11, 2pm

Visa to grow market offerings in Asia to boost transactions

Visa to grow market offerings in Asia to boost transactions

SINGAPORE : Global payments processor Visa Inc. is expecting strong growth in transaction volumes in Asia Pacific this year. Transactions in the region could hit the US$1 trillion mark this year, up from US$800 billion last year, as rising affluence drives consumer spending. Visa is also looking to expand its product offerings in markets. With its pre-paid and mobile-payment solutions, Visa aims to target customers who do not have access to banking and financial services. With strong economic growth and robust job creation, consumer sentiment in Asia is buoyant. PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts that in the next four years, the region's retail sales will be almost double those of North America. And despite cash being the primary mode of payment in major economies of the region, the use of plastic is growing. The number of Visa debit cards in Asia Pacific grew 15 per cent las...

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