RFi Latest Research: Substantial and significant changes in global SME payments as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

RFi Group’s Global Reports investigate and reveal the very latest in customer reactions to current financial conditions affecting them due to Covid 19. This provides financial institutions with unique data driven insights into how to most effectively design their strategy and meet their customers’ needs.​​

23 June 2020: RFi Group’s latest global data is showing substantial and significant changes in global SME payments, such as 9 in 10 SMEs globally planning to make changes to the way their business makes and receives payments as a direct result of Covid 19.

RFi's latest financial insights are based on interviews with 36,000 consumers, 18,000 businesses and 4,000 merchants in April and May of 2020 as the height of the pandemic unfolded. The markets covered include Australia, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mainland China, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, UAE, the UK and the USA; allowing for a deep and thorough cross-section of results.

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