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Fuel Cards in Portugal 2018 is invaluable for issuers of fleet cards, fuel retailers, fleet leasing companies and other suppliers to the sector. Based on research with issuers and fuel retailers it provides commercial (B2B) fuel card volume (split by fleet and CRT), value and market share forecasts to 2022, key data on independent and oil company card issuers and an analysis of fuel card competition in the Portugal.

Total fleet card volumes declined by 3.3% in 2017 to total 637 million liters.


  • The total number of service stations in Portugal increased by 2.6% in 2017, bringing the total to 2,906 service stations. Over 8,000 new fuel cards will be issued between 2018 and 2022, totaling 477,105 cards in the market.
  • The total number of active cards is expected to be 410,311 in 2022. Fuel card volumes will decrease by 12.3% between 2018 and 2022, totaling 1.1 billion liters in 2022

Reasons To Buy

  • Plan effective market entry strategies by uncovering current and future volumes and values of the Southern European fuel card markets. Assess whether you should increase network acceptance of your card and identify potential new merchants by uncovering the position of competitors. Whether you are an issuer, a processor, a leasing company or a fuel retailer, make informed pitches to partners by understanding their business.
  • Enhance fuel sales at your service stations by identifying which fuel cards you should accept based on their market shares and network acceptance. Plan your regional strategy by understanding the Southern European fuel card market.