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Local payment methods in the Middle East

Learn about the payments landscape in the Middle East region.

Bahrain

Bahrain

Benefit is the dominant card-based payment method in Bahrain.

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Egypt

Egypt

Cash is the dominant payment method in Egypt.

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Israel

Israel

Credit cards are the dominant payment method in Israel.

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Kuwait

Kuwait

The most popular electronic payment method in Kuwait is the local scheme KNET.

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Oman

Oman

The most popular electronic payment method in Oman is the local scheme OmanNet.

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Qatar

Qatar

The most popular electronic payment method in Qatar is the local scheme NAPS.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

The most popular electronic payment method in Saudi Arabia is the local scheme mada.

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Cards are becoming increasingly popular, with Visa and Mastercard dominating the landscape.

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