Turkmenistan names its top banks for highest amount of cards issued

Turkmenistan Materials 6 September 2022 18:07 (UTC +04:00)
Khayal Khatamzadeh
Khayal Khatamzadeh
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 6. Turkmenistan’s Dayhanbank State Commercial Bank has become the local leader in terms of the volume of issued plastic cards, Trend reports with reference to the Central Bank of Turkmenistan.

As of September 1, 2022, Dayhanbank issued more than 1.8 million plastic cards.

Turkmenistan State Commercial ranked second with more than 983,144 cards, with Halkbank Joint-Stock Commercial Bank closing the Top 3 with more than 557,049 cards.

At the same time, Dayhanbank, according to the data of the Central Bank of Turkmenistan, mainly works with clients in the regions of the country. Thus, most of the cards issued by the bank were issued to customers in the Mary region (532,254), Dashoguz (447,661) and Lebap (407,299) regions.

The other two leaders in the ranking, Turkmenistan State Commercial Bank and Halkbank Joint-Stock Commercial Bank issued most of the cards for holders living in Ashgabat, 462,756 cards and 206,031 cards, respectively.

Full ranking of banks in Turkmenistan by the volume of issued plastic cards as of 01.09.2022:

Bank: Number of cards
Dayhanbank State Commercial Bank of Turkmenistan 1,801,279
Turkmenistan State Commercial Bank 983,144
Halkbank Joint-Stock Commercial Bank 557,049
Turkmenbashi Joint-Stock Commercial Bank 543,265
State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan 492,687
Senagat Joint-Stock Commercial Bank 378,837
Rysgal Joint-Stock Commercial Bank 150,680
Turkmen-Turkish Joint-Stock Commercial Bank 107,391
Total number of cards 5,014,332