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January 7, 2022

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Dec-21

Card purchases in Dec-21 were 38% higher than in the same period of 2019, 2 points lower than in November (31% YoY). The slowdown in spending with foreign cards, both face-to-face (4%) and online (-35%), offset the increase in transactions with Spanish cards.

December 9, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Nov-21

Card spending in November was 40% higher than in the same month of 2019, in line with what happened in October (49% YoY). The upturn in face-to-face transactions with foreign cards and online transactions with Spanish cards offset the lower advance in face-to-face consumption with Spanish cards.

November 5, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Oct-21

Card spending in October was 40% higher than in the same month of 2019 (37% in September) driven, above all, by the recovery of purchases with foreign cards, which exceeded 2019 records for the first time since the beginning of the health crisis.

October 8, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Sep-21

Card spending in September was 37% higher than in the same month of 2019 (35% in August) driven by the upturn in purchases with Spanish cards. Face-to-face transactions gained traction (26%), while online transactions slowed their progress (72%).

September 7, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high definition in Aug-21

Card spending in August was 35% higher than in Aug-19 (28% in July). Transactions with Spanish cards gained momentum, especially non-face-to-face (139%), while those with foreign cards narrowed the gap with 2019 figures.

May 27, 2021

Peru | Real-time analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on consumption (up to May 24)

In May, total card consumption grew 51% in real terms, compared to the same month of 2019. In addition, the share of the on-line channel in total purchases was 41%, while spending on food, health and household goods and services continues to show a strong expansion.
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  • Peru

April 1, 2021

Peru | Real-time analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on consumption (up to March 29)

In March, total card consumption grew 86.3% YoY, this is explained by a low comparison base (in the second half of March 2020, mobility restrictions began due to the beginning of the pandemic).
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  • Peru

February 25, 2021

Peru | Real-time analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on consumption (up to February 22)

In February, total card consumption fell 4,3% YoY (26,9% in January 2021). There was a strong increase in the share of on-line card purchases, consistent with the new reimposition of lockdowns.
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  • Peru