2022 has been a year of ratifications for the payments sector. There has been continued worldwide growth in terms of transacted value and spread, of the most innovative payment methods. Smartphones are again confirmed at the center of innovation in the payments sector in terms of payment Wallets, as well as CBDCs, in addition to in-store payments where smartphones are chosen with increasing frequency. In Italy the pandemic crisis changed the foundations of consumer habits, bringing the market to grow at a faster pace than in the pre-covid period.
• What is the role of smartphones in innovative payments at international level? • What are main market trends? • How much have digital payments increased in Italy in 2022?
International trends in Innovative Payments: smartphones are the main engine