With over 2B Pix instant payments being processed per month in Brazil, many banks supporting...
Pix is an instant payment scheme developed, managed, operated and owned by the Central Bank of Brazil. In 2018, they mandated that all banks be able to offer instant payments - why? In short, to modernize their economy.
Pix launched in Nov 2020 to instant success. The metrics tell the story.
There are over 2.1B Pix instant payments transactions per month.
Within 1 year after launch, the number of Pix transactions exceeded the number of credit and debit transactions.
Source: Bank for International Settlements
In just 18 months after launch, nearly 120M consumers and 10M businesses were using Pix.
There are more than 420M aliases covering 280M accounts across 130M users in Brazil.
70% of Pix transactions and 39% of the value are P2P; 30% of Pix transactions and 61% of the value are business-related.