Mentioned Companies:

Card Manufacturers — Part 1

There were 4.26 billion payment cards shipped in 2020 by the manufacturers listed here. That figure included 3.53 billion chip cards and 695.9 million magnetic-stripe-only cards. Another 31.1 million cards used barcodes, scratch-off or other means to initiate transactions but had neither chips nor magstripes. The six largest manufacturers combined shipped 3.07 billion payment cards in 2020, down 10.4% from 2019. Shipments included 2.47 billion chip cards and 585.8 million magstripe cards, with chip cards accounting for 80.45% of the group’s 2020 total. In 2019, chip cards accounted for 78...

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December 2021
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Card Fraud Worldwide

Fraud by Type of Card

Card Fraud Projected through 2030

Fraud Inside U.S. vs. Outside the U.S.

Largest Debit Card Issuers Worldwide

Global Brand Acceptance Locations

Largest Domestic-Only Debit Card Issuers

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Ranked by Shipments in 2020

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Total Shipments

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Visa and Mastercard

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other Payment

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—UnionPay

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other High Security

Investments & Acquisitions—October 2021