Cross-Border Payments: Can the Card Networks Compete?

E-payables have not caught on for international trade 

Abstract: Business-to-business card payment volume is growing steadily in the United States, yet card network-enabled transactions account for only 1% of all international B2B payments. This Mercator Advisory Group research note examines the opportunity for commercial card programs to take share from other cross-border payment mechanisms.

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