The digital wallets kingdom in Latin America
Argentine digital commerce is expected to grow 26% annually through 2025.
The e-commerce penetration in Argentina went from 66% in 2020 to 77% in 2022.
Source: EBANX & AMI Datapack, 2022.
Global companies selling with EBANX in Argentina
Crypto, BNPL, wallets: Argentina has proven to be an inspiration for the adoption of innovative payment solutions
Home to about 46 million people, the fourth largest digital commerce market in Latin America is expected to grow with a CAGR of 26%, reaching $41 billion in market size until 2025. When we look at the payments landscape, the country has been one of the main pushers for innovation. It has the highest crypto penetration compared to other LatAm countries (51%), is home to successful BNPL players, and has presented impressive openness to digital wallets.
APMs share of 31.2%: Argentina's share of alternative payment methods in 2022 surpassed 30%.
Digital wallets: the most-used payments in 2022 in the country, over 72%.
+134% YoY growth rate: BNPL was the fastest-growing payment method in Argentina.
Mobile x Desktop: Argentine shoppers bought more using mobile devices (62%) over desktops (38%) in 2022.
Retail: is the industry leader in sales volume (about $13 billion in 2022) and also the one with the fastest annual growth rate (29%).
Source: Beyond Borders 2022-2023
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A variety of payment methods with solutions that increase your total addressable market by providing the most appropriate options for digital purchases and boosting your performance in cross-border sales with a reliable global settlement network.
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Make payments to suppliers and partners in Argentine Pesos (ARS), using local payment methods. Easily add balance through wire transfer or processed amounts via EBANX.
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Payment methods in Argentina
Credit card ownership is still very limited in Latin America, despite advances. Even though Argentina is the third LatAm country with the most people with access to credit, only 29% of locals own a card.
If we analyze the digital commerce payment behavior in 2022 (below), we see that domestic cards and digital wallets remain on the top. Eyes on Buy Now Pay Later, though. Although the adoption of BNPL solutions is still low, it was the fastest-growing method in Argentina.
Payments on digital commerce in Argentina (2022)
Sources: EBANX & AMI Datapack, 2022 | Beyond Borders 2022-2023.
*Includes cash on delivery, gift cards, and other miscellaneous payment methods.
Payment methods available in Argentina with EBANX.
N/Awhen a payment is made at intervals
Local Credit Cards
Yeswhen a payment is made at intervals
Local Debit Cards
Nowhen a payment is made at intervals
Yes, for Mercado Pagowhen a payment is made at intervals
Yes, for Mercado Pago Connect
Email payment notifications
Besides having several payment methods available in the market, EBANX also cares about your customer experience. When your customers in Argentina place an order, EBANX sends a payment-created notification via email. They receive a reminder if the payment still needs to be done within 24 hours. Finally, after the payment is made, a confirmation message is sent by email.
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