Publications August 1st 2022

The Truth Behind Girocard Fees: Why Are German Merchants Paying Different Rates?

CMSPI reveals the truth behind why German merchants are paying different Girocard interbank fees to their competitors.

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Maximilian Fuchs

Manager, Payments Consultant

In Germany, a unique regulatory history and negotiation dynamics have combined to mean that merchants are paying vastly different rates on their Girocard transactions. In this infographic, we lift the lid on how interbank fees are determined – and what options merchants have to optimize their own.

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