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Card purchases increased by 53% year-on-year in February (45% in January). The increase was greater in the online channel (75%) than in the face-to-face channel (43%), and both spending with Spanish cards and, above all, with foreign cards rebounded.

Card spending grew by 45% year-on-year in January (31% in Dec-21). The advance was greater in the online channel (62%) than in the face-to-face channel (38%), and both purchases with Spanish cards and with foreign cards rebounded.

Card purchases in July were 28% higher than those made in the same month of 2019. The increase in spending with Spanish cards, both in person and online, offset the decline in transactions with foreign cards. However, they moderated their decli…

Card purchases in June were 28% higher than those made in the same month of 2019 (19% in May). Spending with Spanish cards, both face-to-face (24%) and online (128%) gained momentum, while that made with foreign cards continued to fall, but at …

The end of the state of alarm prompted the recovery of spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or at BBVA POS terminals in May, which were 19% higher than those made in the same period of 2019 (13% in April).

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals in April were 13% in relation to the same month of 2019, 5 points less than in March. The growth in spending with Spanish cards, both face-to-face (10%) and online (128%), offset the adjustment in foreign card transactions.

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals grew 56% y-o-y in March due to the base effect caused by the start of the lockdown period a year ago. Compared to March 2019, the growth in card consumption was lower (18%).

The decline in card purchases moderated to -7% year-on-year in February due to the recovery in spending with Spanish cards, both online (37%) and face-to-face (-4%). Foreign card transactions continued to decline at double-digit rates (-73%).

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals fell by -11% year-on-year in January, after rising 6% in December. The drop in face-to-face purchases, both with Spanish cards (-9%) and foreign (-68%), accompanied that of online …

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals grew 6% year-on-year in December, 10 points more than in November, due to the rise in transactions with Spanish cards, both face-to-face (5%) and online (56%).

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals fell by -6% year-on-year in November due to the deterioration in face-to-face purchases (-12%), both with Spanish (-8%) and foreign (-70%) cards. The rise in online transactions (13%), driven by Black Friday, limited the reduction in consumption last month.

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or BBVA POS terminals grew 0.6% year-on-year in October, 3 points less than in September, affected by the deterioration of the health situation. Both face-to-face transactions (-1%) and online purchases (5%) lost traction.