Issue 1224

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July 2022
Featured Article

FIS Guarantees eCommerce Purchases with Signifyd

Fighting fraud is expensive for online merchants. At merchants that sell physical goods, the combined cost of packaging and shipping, implementing fraud fighting technology, the internal staff needed to oversee questionable transactions as well as chargeback management and resolution can more than double the monetary value of the goods lost to criminals. 
Featured Chart

Global Network Cards–Purchase Transactions with Market Shares

Purchase transactions on global general purpose card brands (American Express, Diners/Discover, JCB, Mastercard, UnionPay and Visa) totaled 581.22 billion in 2021, up 24.5% year-over-year.

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July 31, 2022



Global Network Cards–Purchase Transactions with Market Shares

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions on Global Network Cards

Global Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit vs. Credit Market Shares of Purchase Transactions

Global Credit Cards

Global Network Cards in Circulation with Market Shares

Global Network Cards

Purchase Volume by Product on Global Network Cards

Top 25 US Issuers of Prepaid Cards

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments


Global Network Cards

The table on page 7 presents statistics for UnionPay, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Diners Club/Discover cards worldwide. Purchase volume for the three largest brands is shown here.

UnionPay totals
$17.312 tril. purchase volume
Visa totals
$10.892 tril. purchase volume
Mastercard totals
$5.975 tril. purchase volume

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