Annual Releases

"Public Authority Involvement in Payment Card Markets: Various Countries" is a summary of regulatory developments in interchange fees and surcharges for more than 40 countries over time current as of the date of publication. Released each August.

2019 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2019. “Public Authority Involvement in Payment Card Markets: Various Countries. August 2019 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Jesse Leigh Maniff. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/PublicAuthority

"Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries" shows levels of interchange fees for credit and debit cards among countries in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and North America for the current year. Released each August.

2019 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2019. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2019 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi, Sabrina Minhas and Becca Ruiz. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2019Update

2018 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2018. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2018 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Sabrina Minhas. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2018Update

2017 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2017. "Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2017 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Sabrina Minhas. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2017Update

2016 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2016. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2016 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Sabrina Minhas. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2016Update

2015 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2015. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2015 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Joshua Hanson. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2015Update

2014 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2014. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2014 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Joshua Hanson. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2014Update

2013 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2013. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2013 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi, Emily Cuddy, and Joshua Hanson. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2013Update

2012 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2012. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in Various Countries. August 2012 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi and Emily Cuddy. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/VariousCountries2012Update

"Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees in the U.S." shows trends of U.S. credit and debit card interchange fees for several merchant categories starting as early as 1995 over time current as of the date of publication. Released each August.

2019 update

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Payments System Research. 2019. “Credit and Debit Card Interchange Fees Assessed to Merchants in the United States. August 2019 Update.” Prepared by Fumiko Hayashi, Sabrina Minhas and Rebecca Ruiz. https://doi.org/10.18651/ICF/USICF