Turkey is Visa's second biggest market??!

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Turkey is Visa's second biggest market??!

Postby Cucumber » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:36 am

On CNBC they were talking about Visa and said out of all places Turkey is Europe's second biggest market and *might* become the biggest?! They said something about the usage of bank cards going up like 40% this year and Visa cards up like over 20%. wtf Turkey??!

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Postby Cucumber » Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:31 am

This doesn't surprise anyone :confused:

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Why did Constantinople get the works?

Postby jeffysdad » Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:35 am

That's nobody's business but the Turks.

Visa: Turkey could lead European credit card market

Visa Europe President and CEO Peter Ayliffe has said Turkey is Visa Europe’s second-largest credit card market and may become the largest if it maintains its current growth rate... continue reading at original source: Visa: Turkey could lead European credit card market
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Postby Mogul of Pineapples » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:37 am

Rather than Turkey, what I find surprising is India. Credit cards continue to be extremely unpopular there despite their new middle class which has come about in the past couple decades. The vast majority of the country still lives in poverty, but I am referring to the upper middle class - from what I have heard they largely prefer paper over plastic.
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