OEM Pay providers, such as Apple or Samsung, should sign partnerships in China now, or they will fail to gain traction versus QR payments – study

11 martie 2020

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that global OEM Pay (Original Equipment Manufacturer) transaction values will surpass $1 trillion in 2024; up from $333 billion in 2020. This 210% increase over the next five years will be driven by strong growth from Apple Pay in China and the US, as well as growth by rival OEM Pay solutions.

The new research, Contactless Payments: Market Status, Vendor Analysis & Market Forecasts 2020-2024, predicts that Apple Pay will see transaction value growth of 240% and continue to dominate in terms of global availability. The research suggests that, to challenge Apple’s dominance, other OEM Pay providers must focus on bank partnerships to expand their reach, as well as adding spending insights to wallet apps to drive user engagement.

For more insights, download the free whitepaper: How OEM Pay is Disrupting the Contactless Payments Landscape.

Increased Mobile Ticketing Use Cases to Drive Transactions

The research found that contactless deployment in transit will be a major usage driver, with contactless ticketing volumes growing to 13.6 billion in 2024, from 4.9 billion in 2020. Successful rollouts of contactless payments in large cities, such as OMNY from New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, will serve as templates for other deployments and further catalyse the market.

Research author Susannah Hampton added “Mobile contactless ticketing has gained momentum by prioritising convenience, as with Apple Pay Express Transit. By offering increasingly frictionless traveller experiences, OEM Pay providers can become integral to the transit market”.

OEM Pay Transaction Value Increases Driven by China

The research found that China will account for 33% of OEM Pay transaction values by 2024, up from 19% in 2020. China has an affinity for mobile payments, with rapidly rising contactless acceptance at POS. These factors, paired with the gradual opening up of the card market in China to international networks, mean that China will be an important driver of increased contactless usage.

Juniper Research recommends that OEM Pay providers sign partnerships in China now, or they will fail to gain traction versus QR payments.

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Adrian Vasilescu – consilier de strategie al guvernatorului BNR

„O singură provizie am făcut, de card, pentru că nu mai umblu cu banii în buzunar. Banii sunt cei mai periculoși când este vorba de răspândirea unei molimi. Am renunțat la cash. În rest, este o prostie să faci provizii. Dacă vine o molimă și nici nu știi când va ajunge, dacă ar fi să se întindă, pe cât timp să poți să faci provizii? Faci provizii pe trei săptămâni, pe patru săptămâni și mai departe?”, a spus consultantul.


In 23 septembrie 2019, BNR a anuntat infiintarea unui Fintech Innovation Hub pentru a sustine inovatia in domeniul serviciilor financiare si de plata. In acest sens, care credeti ca ar trebui sa fie urmatorul pas al bancii centrale in 2020?