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Outstandings on General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.
Market Shares of Outstandings on U.S. Credit Cards—2000 through 2020
Investments in Merchant Acquiring and Processing by Region—2020
Investments by Region—Number of Transactions in 2020
Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers—2020 vs. 2019
American Express Cards 2020 vs. 2019
Discover Card 2020 vs. 2019
Investments and Acquisitions—December 2020
American Express issues cards directly and in partnership with financial institutions worldwide. Figures for cards issued, transactions generated, and outstanding receivables are listed on page 10.
1. Inside the U.S.
$691.52 billion purchase volume, –16.2%
2. Outside the U.S.
$313.36 billion purchase volume, –21.7%
3. Global total
$1,004.88 billion purchase volume, -18.0%
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