Cards and Payments

Global Commercial Cards

Global Commercial Cards helps payment networks, banks, specialist issuers, processors and fintechs understand opportunities in this underexploited market. It provides comprehensive data and deep market insight, and delivers country-by-country analysis including market sizes, segmentation and forecasts.


Commercial cards account for just 9% of global card purchase volume. There is uneven development of offerings for small and medium businesses, travel and entertainment purposes, and business-to-business procurement.

Global Commercial Cards provides detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis of the commercial cards market, across SMB, T&E and B2B segments. Global Commercial Cards synthesises diverse material from an unparalleled investment in primary and secondary research, to ensure robust data and forecasts.

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Segments: Small & Medium Business (Business products), Travel & Entertainment (Corporate and Lodge products), Business-to-Business (Purchasing, Fleet/Fuel and Travel Wholesale products)

Metric: Purchase volume on card products with a commercial BIN

Geographic coverage: Global, including individual analysis of 33 countries

Time period: Annual data for 2019-2022; forecasts for 2023-2028

Card types: Credit, debit and prepaid

Payment Networks: American Express, Diners Club, Mastercard, Maestro, Visa, Visa Electron, domestic and private label

Key issuers‘ presence by segment

Commentary on market size, shape, development and growth prospects

Enhanced detail in 20 major markets, with topics to include Key features of SMB products | Reporting and monitoring tools for large-market products | Revenue/employee thresholds for Corporate vs. Business cards | Regulatory considerations | Departments responsible for card programmes within businesses | Issuance of consumer cards to SMBs


The Market Report presents market statistics, trends and commentary by country, along with regional and global comparative analyses

The Market Database provides comprehensive data in an accessible format, facilitating re-use and enabling further analysis

The RBR Data Services team adds value through a live Video Conference to present findings and discuss implications, and through ongoing Analyst Access.

Geographic coverage

  • Americas: Argentina, Brazil*, Canada*, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico*, Peru, USA*, Others
  • EMEA: Belgium, France*, Germany*, Ireland, Israel*, Italy*, Netherlands, Poland*, Russia, Spain*, Saudi Arabia, South Africa*, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey*, UAE, UK*, Others
  • Asia-Pacific: Australia*, China*, India*, Japan*, Singapore*, South Korea*, Taiwan*, Other

* denotes market with enhanced commentary.

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