Visa Survey Forecasts Cryptocurrency Merchant Adoption Boom

Visa Survey Forecasts Cryptocurrency Merchant Adoption Boom

Achieving strong merchant adoption has been an uphill battle for the fledgling cryptocurrency industry, but this might as well become a reality in 2022.According to a new poll published by payments giant Visa, more than 25% of small businesses plan to add cryptocurrencies as a form of payment this year.

The company has surveyed 2,250 small-scale business owners from nine countries.Almost a third of merchants from Brazil, Singapore and some other countries are willing to add cryptocurrency payments. In sharp contrast, only 8% of the respondents from Canada said that they would allow their customers to pay with digital currencies.The U.S. is somewhat in the middle, with 19% of the surveyed business owners claiming that they would add support for cryptocurrencies in 2022.

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