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Stay ahead of the curve with in-depth analysis of economic trends in the U.S. and around the globe.

U.S. Perspectives

Explore trends in U.S. economic growth and consumer retail spending.

Visa U.S. Economic Forecast

July 2024

The latest updated monthly forecast from the Visa Business and Economic Insights team.

Regional spending and debt growth reveal economic opportunities

April 2024

Which areas of the U.S. have the highest potential spending this year?

Visa U.S. Regional Forecast

April 2024

The latest updated regional forecast data from the Visa Business and Economics team.

Travel Insights

Follow economic trends in travel and tourism.

Growth in single-person households is reshaping global travel

November 2023

The rise of single-person households is shifting the global consumer landscape, presenting a growing challenge for the travel industry.

Strong midyear global travel likely but destination mix may be changing

May 2023

Global travel has steadily increased through 2023, priming the summer travel season for further gains.

China’s reopening sets global travel on path to full recovery in 2023

March 2023

Three years after the World Health Organization designated COVID-19 a global pandemic, a full recovery is finally in sight for the global travel and tourism industry—the earliest and hardest-hit sector of the economy.

Global Perspectives

Actionable intelligence about the evolving global economy.

The 2024 Europe outlook: Is a turnaround within reach?

May 2024

An economic revival could be on the horizon for Europe.

Unlocking Gen Z's mindset and consumer potential

February 2024

As the fastest-growing consumer segment, Gen Z is poised to reshape the marketplace.

Access Tomorrow interview with Visa CEMEA economist, Mohamed Bardastani

November 2023

Mohamed explores the pivotal economic events of 2023 and his assessment of what's on the horizon for 2024.

Meet the team

Get to know the Visa Business and Economic Insights team.

About Visa Business and Economic Insights

Visa Business and Economic Insights, part of Visa Consulting and Analytics, offers actionable intelligence about the evolving global economy. Our timely insights in the following areas help you make decisions that will position your business for success.

Spending trends

Track and understand economic conditions impacting consumer spending.

Travel insights

Take advantage of global tourism and travel trends.

Global perspectives

Identify global markets with growth potential.

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