The number of issued cards “Mir” has exceeded 10 million units

Moscow. July 13. INTERFAX.RU – the Number of issued cards of payment system “the World” reached 10.6 million units, said the Chairman of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina at the International financial Congress.

“This year began a massive issue of payment cards “the World”. In Russia now accept all payment terminals and ATMs. The issue is progressing well, to date, produced more than 10.6 million cards, only for the last half of the month produced more than 2 million cards,” – said Nabiullina.

As previously reported, the head of the National system of payment cards (nspc) Vladimir Komlev in early June said that at the time it was released more than 8 million cards “the World”.

Nabiullina noted that the card “World” is “very competitive in the domestic market provides all the services that are accustomed to citizens using cards of international payment systems”. “The strategic objective for the coming years is the provision of direct international card acceptance “World”, primarily in the Eurasian economic Union. We are working with our partners in the EEU is moving in this direction”, – said the Chairman of the Central Bank. She reported that last week conducted the first cross-border transaction on the card “the World” together with the payment system of Armenia, “ARKA”.