There has been an increase in the number of credit cards issued in Jamaica.
The Bank of Jamaica's Payment Systems Bulletin for June shows that there were 349,000 credit cards in Jamaican currency in circulation.
That was up from 334,000 cards as at June 2020.
Some 12.5 million transactions valued at $322 billion were done using credit cards during the first half of this year.
During the same period in 2020 there were 9.5 million transactions valued at $261 billion.