International Card Purchase Transactions

International Card PTX Declines Sharply for Credit & Slightly for Debit

International card PTX (payment transactions) for Visa and Mastercard credit/charge and debit/prepaid cards grew by 12.5% year-on-year (YOY) in the first-quarter (1Q/19), compared to 21.5% YOY for 1Q/18. International PTX for credit/charge cards increased 3.2% YOY in the first-quarter of 2019, compared to 20.4% YOY for the prior year. International PTX for debit cards rose…