The payments research team at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has recently posted three new documents on the subject of interchange fees and public authority involvement in payment card markets around the world:
- Public Authority Involvement in Payment Card Markets: Various Countries - A summary of regulatory developments in interchange fees and surcharges in various countries is provided.
- Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in the U.S. - Charts show trends of U.S. credit and debit card interchange fees for several merchant categories.
- Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries - Levels of interchange fees for credit and debit cards are compared among countries in Europe, Oceania and North America.
Many thanks to Fumiko Hayashi and her colleagues for making these publications available!
Hope you have a great weekend - summer is winding down!