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Top 150 Credit Card Issuers Worldwide by Purchase Volume

Purchase volume (spending for goods and services) generated by the 150 largest issuers of credit cards totaled $11.605 trillion in 2020, a decrease of 7.4% from $12.531 trillion in 2019. The top 10 issuers accounted for 43.3% of purchase volume among the top 150. Those 10 issuers included 6 issuers from China that collectively accounted for $2.556 trillion and 4 issuers from the U.S. that collectively accounted for $2.472 trillion. Issuers with portfolios in multiple countries are represented here with a single figure that combines all countries in which they have credit card businesses. Am...

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December 2021
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U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S. 2020—Market Shares of Purchase Volume

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S.—2020 with Projections for 2025

Largest Domestic-Only Credit Card Issuers

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide 2020—Ranked by Purchase Volume

Card Manufacturers 2020—Part 2

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2021

U.S. General Purpose Cards—through 3Q 2021 vs. through 3Q 2020

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments