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Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Japan's Cards and Payments Industry - Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” research report to their offering.

 

Lewes, DE -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/11/2014 -- During the review period, the number of cards in circulation in the channel increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.94% to reach 980.9 million cards in 2013, while its value recorded a review-period CAGR of 3.45%, reaching JPY70.1 trillion (US$723.4 billion) in 2013.

The Japanese card payments channel was mainly driven by strong growth in the prepaid cards category, which registered the highest review-period CAGR of 12.68%. The share of prepaid cards category in overall card payments channel increased from 15.9% in 2009 to 22.9% in 2013. In terms of number of cards in circulation, prepaid cards increased from 139.3 million in 2009 to 224.5 million in 2013. The charge cards category recorded the second-highest review-period CAGR of 2.55%, increasing from 7.4 million cards in 2009 to 8.2 million in 2013. The debit cards category registered the slowest growth during the review period, at a CAGR of 0.46%, increasing from 412.0 million cards in 2009 to 419.7 million in 2013.

In 2009, non-cash payments in Japan were dominated by credit transfers with a total transaction value of JPY2,433.9 trillion (US$26.0 trillion), while card payments valued JPY61.2 trillion (US$654.1 billion). During the review period, card payments recorded a CAGR of 3.45%, to value JPY70.1 trillion (US$723.4 billion) in 2013, while credit transfers recorded a CAGR of 3.73%, to value JPY2,817.7 trillion (US$29.1 trillion) in 2013. Internet penetration growth and rising disposable incomes, supported by an increased consumer spending, resulted in increased online retail sales. The country’s domestic business-to-business (B2B) e commerce grew to JPY262.0 trillion (US$3.3 trillion) in 2012, an increase of 101.7% compared to the previous year. Similarly, business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce increased by 112.5%, to reach JPY9.5 trillion (US$119.1 billion) in 2012.

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The report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights into Japan's cards and payments industry, including:
- Current and forecast values for each category of Japan's cards and payments industry, including debit cards, credit cards, charge cards and prepaid cards
- Comprehensive analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness and future growth areas
- Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing Japan's cards and payments industry
- Detailed analysis of the marketing strategies adopted for selling debit, credit , charge 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 Japan's cards and payments industry

Scope
- This report provides a comprehensive analysis of Japan's cards and payments industry.
- It provides current values for Japan's cards and payments industry for 2013, and forecast figures for 2018.
- It details the different economic, infrastructural and business drivers affecting Japan's cards and payments industry.
- It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry.
- It details the marketing strategies used by various banks and other institutions.
- It profiles the major banks in Japan's cards and payments industry.

Reasons to Buy
- Make strategic business decisions using top-level historic and forecast market data related to Japan's cards and payments industry and each market within it.
- Understand the key market trends and growth opportunities within Japan's cards and payments industry.
- Assess the competitive dynamics in Japan's cards and payments industry.
- Gain insights in to the marketing strategies used for selling various card types in Japan.
- Gain insights into key regulations governing Japan's cards and payments industry.

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Key Highlights
- During the review period, the number of cards in circulation in the channel increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.94% to reach 980.9 million cards in 2013, while its value recorded a review-period CAGR of 3.45%, reaching JPY70.1 trillion (US$723.4 billion) in 2013.
- The Japanese card payments channel was mainly driven by strong growth in the prepaid cards category, which registered the highest review-period CAGR of 12.68%. The share of prepaid cards category in overall card payments channel increased from 15.9% in 2009 to 22.9% in 2013. In terms of number of cards in circulation, prepaid cards increased from 139.3 million in 2009 to 224.5 million in 2013. The charge cards category recorded the second-highest review-period CAGR of 2.55%, increasing from 7.4 million cards in 2009 to 8.2 million in 2013.
- Consumers are moving to prepaid and postpaid e-money purses incorporated into payment cards and mobile phones to make fast and secure contactless transactions, both at point-of-sale (POS) terminals and online. During the review period, the transaction value of prepaid cards increased at a CAGR of 21.76%, from JPY1.3 trillion (US$14.2 billion) in 2009 to JPY2.9 trillion (US$30.1 billion) in 2013. Sony developed the chip for Japan’s e-money platform which is now used in payment cards and mobile phones.
- Internet penetration growth and rising disposable incomes, supported by an increased consumer spending, resulted in increased online retail sales. The country’s domestic business-to-business (B2B) e commerce grew to JPY262.0 trillion (US$3.3 trillion) in 2012, an increase of 101.7% compared to the previous year. Similarly, business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce increased by 112.5%, to reach JPY9.5 trillion (US$119.1 billion) in 2012.

Spanning over 109 pages, 62 Tables and 69 Figures “Japan's Cards and Payments Industry - Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” report provide Executive Summary, Analysis of Market Environment, Key Trends and Drivers, Cards and Payments Industry Share Analysis, Regulatory Framework and Card Fraud Statistics, Emerging Consumer Attitudes and Trends, Analysis of Card Payments and Growth Prospects, Analysis of Credit Card Payments and Growth Prospects, Analysis of Debit Card Payments and Growth Prospects, Analysis of Charge Card Payments and Growth Prospects, Analysis of Prepaid Card Payments and Growth Prospects, Merchant Acquiring, Company Profiles of Card Issuers, Appendix. The Report Cover 9 Companies - Shinsei Bank, Japan Post Bank, Citibank Japan, Credit Saison, JACCS, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, JCB.

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