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April 9, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in mar-21

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%).

March 5, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in feb-21

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%).

February 5, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in jan-21

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 purchases with foreign cards (-73%).

January 15, 2021

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in dec-20

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%).

December 4, 2020

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in nov-20

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.

November 6, 2020

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in oct-20

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.

October 13, 2020

Spain | COVID-19: Highs and lows in consumption

Real-time and high-definition big data analytics has made it possible to immediately and accurately understand the impact of the virus on the economy, the costs it is creating and how these costs are distributed in space and time. It has also helped governments and institutions to react quickly.

October 9, 2020

Spain | Impact of COVID-19 on consumption in real time and high frequency in sep-20

Spending with BBVA credit and debit cards or at BBVA POS terminals increased 3.5% year-on-year in September, 0.5 points less than in August. The sustained growth in purchases with Spanish cards (16%) offset the reduction in transactions with foreign cards (-59%)