VS + MC INTL CC PDV

International (excluding the USA) Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) credit cards rose 7.4% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the first quarter (Q1/14). MC’s growth in Q1/14 international credit cards PDV growth outpaced VS by 280 basis points (bps), according to CardData. During Q1/14 VS and MC produced $799 billion in international credit…

VS + MC INTL CC PDV

International (excluding the USA) Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) credit cards rose 7.4% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the first quarter (Q1/14). MC’s growth in Q1/14 international credit cards PDV growth outpaced VS by 280 basis points (bps), according to CardData. During Q1/14 VS and MC produced $799 billion in international credit…

VS + MC INTL CC CDV

During Q1/14 VISA (VS) and MasterCard (MC) produced $94 billion in international credit card CDV, compared to $106 billion in the prior quarter and $96 billion one-year ago. VISA posted $46 billion in Q1/14 international credit card CDV, compared to $53 billion in the prior quarter and $48 billion in the year ago quarter, for a Y/Y growth rate of (-4.1%). MasterCard posted $48 billion in Q1/14 international credit card CDV, compared to $53 billion in the prior quarter and $48 billion in the year ago quarter, for a flat Y/Y growth rate.

VS + MC INTL DC PDV

International (excluding the USA) Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) debit cards rose 15.9% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the first quarter (Q1/14). MC’s growth in Q1/14 international debit cards PDV growth outpaced VS by 460 basis points (bps), according to CardData. During Q1/14 VS and MC produced $226 billion in international debit…

International Q1 Debit Card CDV

International Cash Dollar Volume for Visa and MasterCard debit cards rose a mere 2.7% year-on-year in the first quarter. Visa posted $459 billion in Q1/14 international debit card CDV, compared to $506 billion in the prior quarter and $466 billion in the year ago quarter, for a Y/Y growth rate of (-1.5%). Visa’s CEMEA region is comprised of countries in Central Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

International Q1 Debit Card GDV

International (excluding the USA) Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) for Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) debit cards rose 5.7% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the first quarter (Q1/14). MC’s growth in Q1/14 international debit cards GDV growth outpaced VS by 16-to-1 margin, according to CardData. However, VS still controls nearly two thirds of the international debit card GDV market.

Visa CEMEA Q1

Visa’s (VS) Central Europe – Middle East – Africa (CEMEA) region Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose year-on-year (Y/Y) 28.1% on a local currency basis in the first quarter (1Q/2014) to US$59 billion. Based on PDV, the VS CEMEA region is growing nearly twice as fast as the runner-up Asia Pacific region.

Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Q1

Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) credit card activity ramped up in the first quarter, as Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) on U.S.-issued credit and charge cards jumped 9.5% year-on-year (Y/Y) in the first quarter of 2014 (1Q/2014), according to CardData. VS’ U.S. credit card GDV was up 10.2% to $281 billion, while MC’s U.S. credit and charge card GDV increased 8.1% in 1Q/2014 to $145 billion. The first quarter growth was a pickup for MasterCard, the highest level over the past five quarters.

MasterCard LAC Q1

MasterCard’s (MC) Latin America Caribbean (LAC) region Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose year-on-year (Y/Y) 21.7% on a local currency basis in the first quarter (1Q/2014) to US$49 billion. Over the past twelve months MC’s LAC volume has been growing rapidly, rising 18.2% Y/Y in 1Q/2013 to 23.4% in Q4/2013.

Visa / MasterCard Debit Card PDV

Visa (VS) and MasterCard (MC) debit card activity edged up in the first quarter, as Gross Dollar Volume (GDV) on U.S.-issued debit cards increased 7.0% year-on-year (Y/Y), according to CardData. In the first quarter of 2014 (1Q/2014), VS’ U.S. debit card GDV was up 6.4% Y/Y to $408 billion, while MC’s U.S. debit card GDV increased 9.0% Y/Y in 1Q/2014 to $174 billion. MasterCard debit cards have been growing above 9% Y/Y for the past four quarters.