Number of plastic cards increases by 7 percent

Business Materials 2 October 2010 13:29 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 2 / Trend N.Ismayilova /

In late August , 4,053 plastic cards were in use in Azerbaijan. It exceeds the similar index in early Sept. by 7.4 percent and 2.4 percent less than similar figure in early month, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) reported.

The number of operations with debit cards hit 3,308 in this period. Total amount of operations with debit cards hit 400 million manat.

Of total of 3,189 operations were held with debit cards through the ATM worth 374 million manat and 61,000 operations through the POS- terminals in the amount of 17 million manat

The number of operations by credit cards hit 202,000 worth 51 million manat.

A total of 78,000 operations worth 19 million manat were carried out by credit cards through the ATM and 16,000 operations in the amount of 12 million manat through Pos-terminals

Oct. 2, the official exchange rate is 0.8026 manat to $1.