ss_blog_claim=bd50edc517cf0b7549fe6b5f63b6b5f8 The SLS Business Finance Blog: 2008 MasterCard Worldwide Emerging Markets

Monday, November 24, 2008

2008 MasterCard Worldwide Emerging Markets

With global economic growth being driven by emerging markets at a rate of 12 to 1 compared to mature economies, new markets are expected to become increasingly important investment and business centers.

MasterCard just completed evaluations based on: business climate, political environment, economic growth, commercial connectivity, and quality of life. Based on these factors MasterCard has determined the following countries to posses the greatest potential in the payments industry. China, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and Latin America. South East Asia is predicted to have over 400 million subscribers purchase goods and services via mobile phones. The leading growth sectors include: transport, followed by entertainment and sporting events. Sports teams worldwide are now offering ticket purchases via mobile phone technology.

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