Publications from the Danish Payments Council

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Payments involve considerable economies of scale

This analysis presents the marginal social costs for domestic consumer-to-business, C2B, payments. The analysis covers cash payments and payment cards.


The mobile phone has contributed to reducing the costs of person-to-person payments

This analysis presents for the first time the social costs of domestic per-son-to-person transfers in Denmark. The analysis includes the most com-mon methods of person-to-person transfers: mobile payments, cash payments and credit transfers.


Business-to-business payments entailed social costs of kr. 4.2 billion

This analysis presents the social costs of domestic business-to-business payments in Denmark. The analysis includes the most common methods of payments between firms which are credit transfers, card payments, and direct debits.


Background to series on the costs of payments in Denmark

The paper describes the central concepts in the analyses as well as how the Danish Payments Council has collected data for the survey.


The costs of consumer-to-business payments have decreased considerably

This analysis presents the socials costs of domestic consumer-to-business payments in Denmark. In the analysis, cash, payment cards, and the most common payment methods for paying bills are examined.


The aggregate costs of payments in Denmark were kr. 15.6 billion in 2016

The analysis presents the aggregate costs of payments in Denmark. I.e., consumer-to-business payments, business-to-business payments, and person-to-person transfers. In addition, the analysis gives insight into the development in the payments market during the last decade.