Issue 1241

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May 2023
Featured Article

Authvia Text to Pay

The company owns US patents that cover message-based payments and conversational com-merce over text.
Featured Chart

Global Brand Card Networks Worldwide–Purchase Transactions (Bil.) in 2022

Purchase Transactions on global general purpose card brands (American Express, Diners/Discover, JCB, Mastercard, UnionPay and Visa) totaled 624.86 billion in 2022, up 7.5% vs. 2021.

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Global Brand Card Networks Worldwide–Purchase Transactions (Bil.) in 2022
Global Network Card Results Worldwide–Purchase Volume by Product
History of Purchase Transactions Worldwide–2016 through 2022
Global Network Cards in Circulation with Market Shares
Global Network Cards Worldwide 2022
Global Debit & Prepaid Cards 2022
Global Credit Cards 2022
Investments & Acquisitions–April 2023


Global Network Cards Worldwide 2022

Credit, debit and prepaid cards that carry the brands of the global networks–UnionPay, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Discover/Diners Club–generated $36.174 trillion in purchase volume (spending for goods and services) in 2022. The top four global networks are listed below.

1. UnionPay
$15.843 trillion in purchase volume
2. Visa
$11.668 trillion in purchase volume
3. Mastercard
$6.568 trillion in purchase volume
4. American Express
$1.540 trillion in purchase volume

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