Over 3 Million Plastic Cards Issued by Belarusbank
Belarusbank (Minsk) is the first among Belarus banks to surpass the 3 million mark of issued plastic cards. Belarusbank was one of the first in Belarus market to start issue of the cards, and its first card was issued in 1996. Today the bank is a full-fledged participant of the international systems Visa Inc., MasterCard Worldwide, and also of BelCard, local settlement system. The bank possesses 54 % of cash dispensers, 41 % of АТМs (920 devices) and 56 % of infokiosks (over 1.1 thousand devices) located in the territory of the republic. The bank helped to organize acceptance of payment cards in 4.2 thousand shops, cafes, gas stations and other retail enterprises.