Cash withdrawal on payment cards increases in Kazakhstan
Astana, Kazakhstan, Dec.18
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
The volume of cash withdrawal on payment cards in the big cities of Kazakhstan increased by 37 percent for the year and amounted to 209 billion KZT (KZT181.7 = $1), according to the analytical service Ranking.kz.
It is reported that in average, the growth amounted to 26 percent in Kazakhstan.
In October 2013 - October 2014, Almaty increased the growth rate of cash withdrawal by 40 percent to 143 billion KZT, Astana - by 32 percent to 66 billion KZT.
Another four regions (Atyrau, Mangistau, West Kazakhstan region and South Kazakhstan Region) increased the funds volume cashed via bank cards by more than a quarter.
In total for October 2014, the Kazakhs withdrew cash in the amount of almost 600 billion KZT.
Edited by CN