Kazakhstan Records Rise In Number Of Mastercard Payment Cards

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 15. The number ofMasterCard Worldwide payment cards in circulation in Kazakhstanamounted to 11.28 million at the beginning of April 2024, Trend reports.

The number of cards has increased by 2.8 million since thebeginning of April 2023 (8.45 million), according to data fromKazakhstan's National Bank.

At the same time, the use of MasterCard Worldwide payment cardsalso continued to grow. Thus, the number of cards used at the startof April 2024 was 2.98 million (2.7 million at the start of April2023).

In general, the number of MasterCard debit cards by March 1,2024, was 10.9 million, credit cards - 157,500, and debit cardswith a credit limit and prepaid - 169,800. About 2.9 million debitcards, 46,300 credit cards, and 30,500 payment cards were used atthe same time.

As of April 1, 2024, Kazakhstan had 75.8 million payment cardsin circulation. Debit cards account for 80.9 percent of all paymentcards in the country, while credit cards account for 16.2 percent cards with credit limits and prepaid cards account for 2.9percent of the total.


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