MasterCard specializes in issuing and selling payment cards. The group's activity is organized essentially into two areas:
- sale of payment instruments: credit cards, traveler's checks, on-line payment cards, etc. (MasterCard, MasterCard Electronic, Maestro, and Cirrus names);
- supply of services: consulting, assistance, information services, partner network management, and other services.
Export accounts for 61% of net sales.