Eighty-eight percent of UAE SMBs are optimistic about the future of their business: Visa Back to Business global study

• Visa has helped digitally enable 16 million small and micro businesses globally amidst COVID-19 recovery

• Nearly half (49% vs. 40% globally) of UAE SMBs say accepting contactless payments is among the top critical investment areas needed to meet consumer expectations

• Almost all UAE consumers (92%) say the pandemic has permanently changed their payment habits, with one in three saying they have not used cash in the last week