IN LATIN AMERICA MORE THAN HALF POPULATION HAS MADE CRYPTO PAYMENT AT LEAST ONCE
A study entitled "New Payments Index 2022," also showed that more than a third of Latin Americans say they buy daily with stablecoin. By comparison Mastercard said only 11% of respondents worldwide, reported purchasing using digital assets.
In addition, 54% of Latin Americans said they were optimistic about the use of digital assets as an investment vehicle, according to a study, based on a survey of 35,000 people worldwide conducted between March and April.
"More and more Latin Americans are showing interest in cryptocurrencies and are looking for solutions that make it easier to access the crypto world," said Walter Pimenta, vice president of product and engineering at Mastercard Latin America and the Caribbean, in a statement.
About 70% of consumers in Latin America and the Caribbean say they will feel comfortable investing and trading in crypto if there is a reliable organization in between.
“The future of payments has come. More and more Latin Americans are turning to technology to run their finances and the trend is expected to continue to rise, with the largest 95% digital payment system coming up next year and 29% agreeing to spend less money last year. , ”Said Pimenta.