The Nilson Report

Issue 1159 | Aug 2019

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Top Acquirers in Asia–Pacific Ranked by Purchase Transactions on Visa & Mastercard Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–July 2019

Spending on Commercial & Consumer Cards in the U.S.

U.S. Store Credit Cards 2018 vs. 2017

Top General Purpose Acquirers in Asia–Pacific 2018

Largest Visa/Mastercard Merchant Acquirers in Asia–Pacific 2018

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa 2018

Debit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa 2018

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa

Top Acquirers of Web Transactions in Asia–Pacific 2018

Top General Purpose Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa

The 50 largest payment card issuers in the Middle East and Africa are ranked based on purchase volume generated by their cards in circulation in 2018. The top 5 are listed here.

1. IsraCard, Israel
$42.33 billion purchase volume
2. Israel Credit Cards, Israel
$25.96 billion purchase volume
3. Al Rajhi Bank, Saudi Arabia
$23.87 billion purchase volume
4. Leumi Card, Israel
$22.74 billion purchase volume
5. Standard Bank, South Africa
$17.98 billion purchase volume

Full access to the Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers results in Middle East and Africa is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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