16 Countries Consider the Need for Speed
The appeal of open and instant payments is driving an increasing number of countries to accept their inevitability, but determining
when, how or why to enter into real-time payments is a significant undertaking. It requires strategy, investment
and a sound understanding of what scope of system will help a specific region accomplish its goals for faster
These countries are actively exploring plans for a faster payment scheme: Colombia, New Zealand, Norway,
Peru, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam. Pan-European Payments: Slovakia, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Liechtenstein,
Luxembourg, Monaco, Romania and San Marino.