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Mar 2023 | Issue 1237
Canada Card Networks and Issuers–Network Market Shares and Issuer Rankings in 2022
The general purpose brand cards issued in Canada generated 15.43 billion transactions last year for purchases of goods and services, up 11.2% from 2021.

Feb 2023 | Issue 1236
Top Issuers of General Purpose Credit Cards in the US
The seven largest issuers generated $4.149 trillion in purchase volume in 2022, up 19.1%. They accounted for 76.1% of the US industry’s $5.452 trillion total.

Feb 2023 | Issue 1235
Global Network Card Brands in the US–2022
Consumer and commercial credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in the US carrying the American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa brands generated $9.563 trillion in purchase volume in 2022, an increase of 13.0% over 2021.

Jan 2023 | Issue 1234
Payment Cards in Circulation—Projected through 2027 in Billions
Credit, debit and prepaid general purpose and private label payment cards in circulation worldwide are projected to reach 28.44 billion by December 31, 2027.

Jan 2023 | Issue 1233
Global Network Payment Card Transactions Projected Worldwide
UnionPay, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB and Discover/Diners Club are projected to generate 891.20 billion transactions in 2027, an increase of 42.3% over 2022.