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Number of payment cards reaches 2.8 million in Kyrgyzstan

As of September 1, 2019, the total number of payment cards in Kyrgyzstan reached about 2.8 million. The Chairman of the National Bank Tolkunbek Abdygulov told at a press conference.

According to him, the number of cards of the national Elcard system is 1.4 million. It increased by 27.3 percent compared to 2018.

Over the year, the number of payment cards in the republic grew by 21.7 percent.

«Bank payment cards, including Elcard, are accepted for servicing by 1,628 ATMs and 10,807 POS terminals installed throughout the country,» Tolkunbek Abdygulov told.