Sberbank of the Russian Federation Issued 32.1 Million Cards
On April, 1, 2009, Sberbank’s issuance totaled 32.1 million cards and increased by 5.5% within Q1, 2009. The total number of Visa and MasterCard cards issued by Sberbank of Russia grew by 6.1% and reached 28.9 million cards, including: MasterCard and Maestro – 16.7 million cards; Visa and Visa Electron – 12.2 million cards. The number of SBERCARD chip proprietary cards amounted to 3.2 million.
On April, 1, 2009, volume of issuance of Visa cards ”Donate Life” reached 95,900 cards. The total number of Sberbank’s clients using Mobile Bank service grew by 14.7% and amounted to 7.7 million users, number of SMS notifications about transactions totaled 103.9 million within Q1, 2009.