BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 24
By Zeyni Jafarov - Trend:
The number of payment cards in Azerbaijan increased by 1.5 million or 17.1 percent, to 10.2 million from January through August 2021, compared to 8.8 million in 2020, Trend reports, referring to the statistical report of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA).
Most of them accounted for debit cards (8.9 million), including social cards - 3.4 million, salary cards – about 2.6 million, and other card products – 2.9 million. The number of debit cards increased by 1.2 million units, or 16 percent, year-on-year.
The number of credit cards in Azerbaijan increased by 25 percent over the year - from 1 to 1.2 million.
The number of ATMs operating in Azerbaijan during the specified period amounted to 2,844, of which 1,502 were in Baku, 1,342 were in other cities and regions of the country. The number of ATMs increased by 236 units, or 9 percent, compared to the same period of 2020.
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