522210 Credit Card Issuing

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing credit by issuing credit cards. Credit card issuance provides the funds required to purchase goods and services in return for payment of the full balance or payments on an installment basis. Credit card banks are included in this industry.

Cross-References.
  • Establishments primarily engaged in issuing cards that contain a stored pre-paid value are classified with the industry providing the service represented by the cards, such as transit fare cards in Subsector 482, Rail Transportation, and long-distance telephone cards in Subsector 517, Telecommunications.
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522210 522210 522210  Banks, credit card
522210 522210 522210  Charge card issuing
522210 522210 522210  Credit card banks
522210 522210 522210  Credit card issuing
522210 522210 522210  Issuing, credit card