Global E-Commerce still dubs payment security a concern

Hamburg-based leading secondary market research company reports on the latest developments in digital payment landscape in the new publication "Global Online Payment Methods 2019".
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HAMBURG, Germany - March 5, 2019 - PRLog -- Yücel Yelken, the CEO & Founder of, comments: "Around the globe, we see a greater incorporation of digital payment methods. However, sellers and consumers in E-Commerce are still largely concerned with online payment fraud, projected to generate a substantial and growing amount of losses through 2023."

By 2023, losses due to online payment fraud to double

Despite the rapid growth in E-Commerce sales, fraud, in several countries, remains a hinderance. Fraud losses from online payments are projected to grow two-fold within the time frame between 2018 and 2023, according to's research. Considering this statement, buyers' preferences lie with payment methods that they deem to have the highest level of security.

Online shoppers' payment preferences differ

Mobile payments remotely and in-store are expected to grow in the region, according to figures cited in the report. The sentiment in U.S. is that, compared to other payment methods, mobile payments are more efficient and faster. Nevertheless, security remains a concern for North American shoppers who contemplate paying with mobile.

Mobile wallets in focus

Mobile payment services are on the global upswing, with one in three connected consumers already using this functionality. These rates are the highest in Asia-Pacific. A recent statistic cited by shows that in China, mobile payments are used by over a half a billion people.

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