The Central Bank has proposed not to charge the salaries of state employees on Visa and Master Card


The salary to workers of budgetary sphere should be listed not on the cards of international payment systems, and cards of the Russian payment system “the World”. This was stated by the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina at the conference “United Russia”, reports TASS.

“We are ripe for that legislation to clarify the timing of when these cards will be required to accept all outlets, those that sell goods and services. It is very important that our card was used in our national network. And when the employees also will have to go to salaries of state employees are listed on the cards of international payment systems and Russian payment card”, — said Nabiullina.

According to her, the project of the Russian payment card “the World” is coming to the second stage — mass production. “We started a pilot project and now will be a massive project, when many banks will issue these cards, and these cards will be increasingly used in distribution networks, ATMs,” she said.

Also, the CB head stated that the Bank of Russia to extend the validity of the payment card “the World” on the territory of the Eurasian economic community.

20 September, “Vedomosti” citing several people involved in the discussion of the amendments to the law “About national payment system”, reported that the Central Bank decided to set banks a deadline when they will have to give state employees map “the World”. We are talking about January 1, 2018, to which banks are obliged to provide maps of “the World” clients that receive money from the budget and extra-budgetary state funds, said the sources.

In addition, the newspaper, the Bank of Russia came up with a way to push the public sector to pay off the card “the World”. From 1 January 2018, according to the newspaper, all transactions in the accounts, which receive funds from the budget, will be carried out only with the help of this card.

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