Global payments volumes continued to grow in 2009 despite impact of financial crisis reveals the 6th annual World Payments Report from Capgemini, RBS and Efma.

Covering Europe, North America and Asia, the World Payments Report 2010 examines the latest trends in the global payments landscape including payments volumes and instruments usage as well as key payments-related regulatory initiatives such as SEPA/PSD, Basel III, Liquidity, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Anti-Terrorism Financing (ATF).

The report examines the accelerating transformation of the payments value chain including  insights and strategic considerations regarding competitive and cooperative responses to the market environment from outsourcing to partnership strategies and payments hubs.

The World Payments Report 2010 draws on 13 executive interviews with 11 major banks and 2 clearing houses to balance global. regional and local points of view. This year’s report covers the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the Ukraine, the U.K. and the U.S.