Turkmenistan's Central Bank reports sharp increase in bank card numbers

Finance Materials 14 June 2024 05:30 (UTC +04:00)
Aman Bakiyev
Aman Bakiyev
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ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, June 14. The total quantity of bank cards distributed in Turkmenistan amounted to 5.71 million units by the start of June this year, Trend reports.

According to Turkmenistan's Central Bank, Ashgabat holds the highest number of cards at 1.91 million, followed by Mary with 1.02 million cards, and Lebap with 947,364 cards.

Dayhanbank State Commercial Bank issued the highest number of cards at 2.01 million, followed by Turkmenistan State Commercial Bank with more than 1.1 million, and Halkbank Joint-Stock Commercial Bank with 689,816 cards.

Furthermore, over the past four years, the number of bank cards issued in Turkmenistan has risen.

Meanwhile, by the end of 2023, Turkmenistan experienced a 7.5 percent rise in the overall number of bank cards issued, reaching 5.56 million compared to the 5.17 million recorded at the end of 2022.