The share of active cards in five years has grown from 50 to 70%

The number of active cards of Russian banks, which had committed at least one operation in 2019 approached 200 million, and the vast majority of transactions were payments for goods and services. This is evidenced by the data of the Bank of Russia.

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During the past year, citizens made over 42 billion transactions on cards. The share of non-cash card transactions (payment of goods and services and transfer funds to each other) in the total number of card transactions was 93%, an increase of 1.2 times compared to year 2015 (75%).

19 Mar 2020