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How Coronavirus is Impacting Digital Payments in Emerging Markets

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Electronic payments have been increasing quickly in emerging marketplaces more than the last ten several years or so, due to the fact the institution of MPESA in Kenya in 2007, writes Pavel Matveev, CEO of Wirex. MPESA relies on one hundred twenty,000 retail agents who consider in and dispense income to buyers around the place, and in 2017, MPESA processed 1.seven billion payments […]

Electronic payments have been increasing quickly in emerging marketplaces more than the last ten several years or so, due to the fact the institution of MPESA in Kenya in 2007, writes Pavel Matveev, CEO of Wirex.

MPESA relies on one hundred twenty,000 retail agents who consider in and dispense income to buyers around the place, and in 2017, MPESA processed 1.seven billion payments with a benefit of $29 billion – nearly half the GDP of Kenya.

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