Emerging markets and the Asia Pacific region fuel continued growth in global payments volumes as key regulatory and industry initiatives drive significant change across the global payments landscape, reveals the 7th annual World Payments Report from Capgemini, RBS and Efma.

The World Payments Report 2011 examines the latest developments in the global payments landscape including trends in payments volumes and instrument usage (such as cards and cheques), key payments-related regulatory initiatives and the strategic considerations and options for banks that result. Spotlights take a closer look at key regulatory and industry initiatives; card fraud and chip and pin technology; and mobile payments.

This year’s report includes the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, 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.