Proprietary Report with Analysis on V+M International Payment Card Cards-in-Force.
International payment cards-in-force (CIF) for Visa and MasterCard, excluding Visa Europe, increased 7.7% year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter (1Q/17). International debit card CIF rose 15.7% YOY, while international credit card CIF increased 33.6% YOY.
The figures are skewed as Visa began reporting Europe data . . .