Middle East and Africa’s 50 Largest Card Issuers — 2022

Issuers from 49 countries are ranked on pages 12 and 13. These were the 50 largest issuers of credit, debit and prepaid general purpose and domestic-market-only cards in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. The top 50 combined issued 228.3 million consumer and commercial cards.


Those cards generated $469.14 billion in purchase volume for goods and services in 2022. Global brand cards—Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, UnionPay and Maestro are included—along with eight domestic-market-only brands—Verve, Mada, Al Amil, CMI, Meeza, ...

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July 2023
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