United Arab Emirates
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Payment methods in the United Arab Emirates

Although cash and cash-on-delivery are still popular, the UAE is becoming a card-dominated country.

13 million cards have been issued, 60% of which are debit and the remaining 40% are debit. Visa and Mastercard are the main players, and a small portion of cards are issued by American Express.

So far, no alternative forms of payment have been able to reach a significant user base.



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