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A Small Business Triangle in Asia

Real-Time Payments, Open Banking, Artificial Intelligence

Three powerful trends are converging in Asia’s digital economy: real-time payments, open banking and artificial intelligence.

Their convergence will bring opportunities to the many small businesses in Asia that have been bearing the brunt of Covid-19—particularly when it comes to cash flow issues.

This report looks at the triangular relationship between the three technologies in terms of their synergies, mutual dependencies and benefits to business.

"“Small and medium-sized enterprises account for one-third to two-thirds of GDP across different Asian countries and have been bearing the brunt of Covid-19.”"

In this white paper, we delve into:

  • Details on three new trends

  • Consolidated cash flows and faster settlements

  • Automated liquidity management and accounts payable

  • The outlook for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)


Download the full report to learn how Mastercard can help your small business.

Download the White Paper

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