The study "Cost of Cash: Status quo and development prospects in Germany" analyses the costs of cash usage for different market participants and reasons for the high rate of cash usage in Germany.

The study "Cost of Cash: Status quo and development prospects in Germany" is the second investigation by the Research Center for Financial Services at the Steinbeis University Berlin to analyse the costs of cash usage for different market participants and reasons for the high rate of cash usage in Germany as well as trends and developments on the European Mobile-Payment market. The objective of the study is an analysis of the costs of cash usage for different market participants and reasons for the high rate of cash usage in Germany. The analysis is carried out on the base of the sectors trading, banks, government and private individuals.

Cost of Cash: Status Quo and development prospects in Germany (PDF)