Credit cards in the Czech Republic: recent history and present

14 May

The number of credit cards issued and used in the Czech Republic is increasing quickly, and these figures are worth a closer inspection. This paper outlines the latest developments in the consumer card market and examines two prevalent types of products—revolving credit cards issued by consumer loan companies and bank-issued credit cards. The main features of these products, recent historical developments and the current issuers and their products are presented for both types. For revolving credit cards, a detailed comparison of the most prevalent products is presented. For bank-issued cards, a link to an online service that enables side-by-side comparisons of selected products is provided. At the end, this paper compares both types of credit cards along several basic criteria.

The number of credit cards issued and used in the Czech Republic is increasing quickly, and these figures are worth a closer inspection. This paper outlines the latest developments in the consumer card market and examines two prevalent types of products—revolving credit cards issued by consumer loan companies and bank-issued credit cards. The main features of these products, recent historical developments and the current issuers and their products are presented for both types. For revolving credit cards, a detailed comparison of the most prevalent products is presented. For bank-issued cards, a link to an online service that enables side-by-side comparisons of selected products is provided. At the end, this paper compares both types of credit cards along several basic criteria.
Title : Credit cards in the Czech Republic: recent history and present
Caption : Credit cards in the Czech Republic: recent history and present
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