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The Mobile money in emerging Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2017–2022

The Mobile money in emerging Asia–Pacific: trends and forecasts 2017–2022


Mobile money is strategically important for operators in emerging Asia–Pacific, but competition from Samsung Pay and regional OTT players has forced operators to re-evaluate their mobile money strategies. This report provides a 5-year forecast for mobile financial services in EMAP.


Executive Summary
Figure 1: Mobile money registered users and activity rate by type of provider, emerging Asia-Pacific, 2012-2022

Expect mobile money activity in Indonesia to increase
Figure 2: Mobile money registered users, and percentage of active users, Indonesia, 2012-2022

Malaysia continue to face challenges as alternatives like Samsung Pay appear
Figure 3: Mobile money registered users and percentage of active users, Malaysia 2012-2022

Philippines, regulatory changes and Investment
Figure 4: Mobile Money registered users, and percentage of active users

Thailand's mobile money market continues to be dominated by banks and OTT players
Figure 5: Thailand mobile money registered users, and percentage of active users

Key implications and recommendations
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