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Purchase Transactions Projected Worldwide
Market Shares of Purchase Transactions Projected for 2025 by Region
Purchase Transactions Global Brand Cards 2000-2020
M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring by Region—2020
Mastercard & Visa Worldwide thru 3Q 2020
There were over 218 billion credit, debit and prepaid card purchase transactions for Mastercard and Visa worldwide in the first three quarters of 2020. Transactions included all consumer and commercial card products.
1. Visa Worldwide
136.03 bil. purchase transactions, -0.2%
2. Mastercard Worldwide
82.04 bil. purchase transactions, +4.1%
3. Worldwide totals
218.07 bil. purchase transactions, +1.4%
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