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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.

U.S. Regional Economic Outlook: A soft landing for everyone?

February 2024

Given the strength of the incoming economic data, we are forecasting a soft landing for the U.S. economy in 2024.

Visa U.S. Economic Forecast

February 2024

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

Visa U.S. Regional Forecast

February 2024

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


Travel Insights

Follow economic trends in travel and tourism.

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.

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.

Fashion resale apps enable circular economy's broadening appeal

October 2023

As more consumers prioritize buying responsibly manufactured and sourced goods, businesses are exploring new circular models to address the demand.

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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