Value of Contactless Payment transactions in Italy, 2013-2018


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  • Date July 15, 2019
  • Observatory Innovative Payments
  • Language English
  • Function Accounting/Finance/Control Innovation/Strategy Information Systems


The diagram shows the value of contactless transactions in Italy, estimated by the Observatory, in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018. Payments made by placing a physical payment card next to a POS without swiping or inserting it are considered Contactless Payments. Payments made through NFC (Near Field Communication) technology using a smartphone placed near the POS are not included.