Number of payment cards increased 4.4 percent in Azerbaijan in first six months
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 4 / Trend N. Ismayilova /
According to the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA), there were 4,148 payment cards in late June. It exceeds the same index by 0.7 percent and by 4,4 percent in late 2009.
The number of operations during the reporting period on debit cards totaled 3,324 units. The volume of transactions on debit cards totaled 409 million manat.
About 3,218 transactions worth 388 million manat were conducted through ATMs, about 58,000 operations worth 14 million manat - through POS-terminals.
About 175,000 transactions totaling $ 45 million manat were conducted by credit cards in June.
About 78,000 operations worth 17 million manat were conducted through ATMs, and 15,000 operations worth 10 million manat - through POS-terminals.
On August 4, the official exchange rate is 0.8033 manat to $1.