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USA - Land of the credit cards

Payment in the United States

The American market is the biggest e-commerce market in the world - what’s even more impressive is that a yearly growth of 15% until 2020 is expected. M-Commerce numbers should double by then as well.

Cards dominate the payment market at 72%. A large part of the US population uses VISA or MasterCard. 25% of transactions are done through debit cards, while e-wallets such as PayPal and Apple Pay, having won 20% of the market.

Credit cards dominate the market - e-wallets emerging

Cards, as a payment system, dominate the market with 72%. Most Americans
have a Visa or Mastercard. 25% of the online transactions are made via debit cards. In the coming years, card transactions will gradually lose its popularity in favor of alternative payment methods. For example, E-Wallets like PayPal and Apple Pay are becoming very popular. These have already taken over 20% of the market.

USA as the largest import country

The US is the world biggest import country and ranked second only to China on the export list.
Exports are mostly sold to Canada, Mexico, China, Japan and Germany. Imports mainly come from China, Mexico, Canada, Japan and Germany.

Online Fraud Prevention in the USA

As E-commerce and M-commerce markets grow, the risk of fraud is also augmenting. Since American consumers often own more than one credit card, Fraud is an important topic. However, the EMV technology improved the situation greatly.

Compare all Payment Providers

credit-card

Credit card 34%

34

credit-card-alt

Debit card 25%

25

suitcase

E-wallet 20%

20

bank

Bank transfer 6%

6

sign-in

Pay on delivery 4%

4

Top 5 Payment methods

desktop

Desktop 83%

83

mobile

Mobile 17%

17

 

606 Bil. USD

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E-commerce sales in 2015

users

Population: 324 Mil.

324

internet-explorer

Internet Usage: 94%

94

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