Analysis of the Major Product Segments within the World's Credit Cards Market

DUBLIN, Ireland--(AllPayNews)--Aug. 17, 2006--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Credit Cards - Global Strategic Business Report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Credit Cards in Million Units. The major product types analyzed are Secured Credit Cards, Business Credit Cards, Balance Transfer Credit Cards, Co-branded Cards, Affinity Credit Cards, Cash Back Credit Cards, Reward Credit Cards, and Student Credit Cards. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2010. The report profiles 88 companies including many key and niche players are providers and issuers worldwide such as American Express Company, MasterCard International, VISA USA Inc, Bank of America, Barclays Bank, Capital One Financial Corporation, Citibank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co, Lloyds TSB Group, and U.S. Bankcorp. Topics Covered I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1. Industry Overview 2. Competitive Landscape 3. Market Dynamics 4. Product Overview 5. Supporting Framework 6. Product Launches 7. Recent Industry Activity 8. Focus on Select Global Players 9. Global Market Perspective II. MARKET 1. The United States 2. Canada 3. Japan 4. Europe 5. Asia-Pacific 6. Latin America 7. Rest of World III. COMPETITION Companies Mentioned - 1st American Card Service (USA) - Abbey (UK) - Accucard (UK) - Advanta Corporation (USA) - AIB Group (Ireland) - Akbank, Inc (Turkey) - Alfa Bank (Russia) - Alliance & Leicester PLC (UK) - American Express Company (USA) - AMFB (Malaysia) - Banco de Credito del Peru (Peru) - Banco Do Brasil (Brazil) - Banco Santander Santiago (Chile) - Bank of America (USA) - Bank Of Cyprus (Cyprus) - Bank Of Ireland (Ireland) - Bankgesellschaft Berlin (Germany) - Barclaycard (UK) - BBVA (Spain) - BC Card (Korea) - Blue Cash From American Express (USA) - Bradesco (Brazil) - Britannia Building Society (UK) - Caixa Geral De Depositos, SA (Portugal) - Capital One Services, Inc (USA) - Centennial Credit Card (USA) - ChargeCom (USA) - Cheshire Building Society (UK) - Chronopay, BV (The Netherlands) - Citigroup, Inc (USA) - Clydesdale Bank PLC (UK) - Commerce Bancshares, Inc (USA) - Credicard (Brazil) - Deutsche Bank AG (Germany) - Easymoney Ltd (UK) - Egg (UK) - Electronic Clearing House, Inc (USA) - First Premier Bank (USA) - First Trust Bank (Ireland) - GE Consumer Finance (USA) - Global Payments, Inc (USA) - GM Card (USA) - HBOS PLC (UK) - HDFC Bank Ltd (India) - HFC Bank Limited (UK) - Hong Leong Bank (Malaysia) - HSBC Holdings PLC (UK) - HVB Bank Czech Republic AS (Czech Republic) - ICICI Bank Limited (India) - Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) (India) - Infochoice (Australia) - Isbank Group (Turkey) - Itaucard (Brazil) - JCB Co, Ltd (Japan) - John Lewis Partnership PLC (UK) - JP Morgan Chase & Co (USA) - Karstadt Quelle AG (Germany) - Lloyds TSB Bank PLC (UK) - Mastercard International, Inc (USA) - Maybank Group (Malaysia) - MBF Cards Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) - Millenium BCP (Portugal) - Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited (UK) - National Australia Bank Limited (Australia) - Nationwide Building Society (UK) - NetBank, Inc (USA) - Permanent TSB (Ireland) - RBC Royal Bank Of Canada (Canada)- Royal Bank of Scotland (UK) - Sainsbury Bank (UK) - Santander Central Hispano (Spain) - Standard Chartered Bank (India) - TakepaymentCom (USA) - Target Corporation (USA) - TD Canada Trust (Canada) - The Bank Of China (China) - The Co-Operative Bank PLC (UK) - The Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (China) - The State Bank Of India-SBI Cards (India) - Turkiye Garanti Bankasi AD (Turkey) - US Bank Corporation (USA) - Unibanco (Brazil) - United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) (Singapore) - Vantage Card Services, Inc (USA) - Virgin Money (Australia) - Visa International (USA) - Wells Fargo & Company (USA) - Wachovia Corporation (USA) For more information visit Contacts Research and Markets Laura Wood Fax: +353 1 4100 980