The report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights on Ukraine’s cards and payments industry, including:
• Current and forecast values for each category of Ukraine’s cards and payments industry, including debit cards, credit cards and prepaid cards
• Comprehensive analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness and future growth areas
• Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing Ukraine’s cards and payments industry
• Detailed analysis of the marketing strategies adopted for selling debit, credit and prepaid cards used by banks and other institutions in the market
• Comprehensive analysis of consumer attitudes and buying preferences for cards
• The competitive landscape of Ukraine’s cards and payments industryView full report at: Summary :Ukraine’s economy was deeply impacted by the 2008–2009 global economic crises and saw demand decrease for its steel and chemical exports. In August 2010, Ukraine entered into an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for US$15.1 billion to put the country on the growth path and revive its beleaguered banking sector, and GDP growth resumed from 2010 onwards reaching a peak of 5.11% in 2011. A lack of government enthusiasm in implementing key reforms in the energy sector caused the IMF program to stall in 2011; as a result, real GDP growth fell to 0.3% in 2013. This led to a decrease in the foreign exchange reserves in 2013, with fears of sovereign debt default in 2014. In March 2014, the European Union (EU) and IMF announced bail-out packages worth EUR11.2 billion and US$14–18 billion respectively, to support Ukraine’s economy, although prospects over the forecast period (2014–2018) are uncertain due to the Crimean conflict. The Ukrainian card payments channel grew at a healthy pace…

Ukraine’s Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape