UzCard to ease to processing transactions on DUET cards from 2018

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Starting from 1 January 2018, UzCard will stop processing transactions with DUET cards, the press service of the Unified National Processing Center (UNPC) said.

The UNPC said that in the third quarter the number of transactions with plastic cards increased 2.82 times compared to the same period of 2016 - up to 220 million units.

The aggregate amount of e-commerce transactions in the third quarter of 2017 made up 13.4 trillion soums, which rose by 228.4% compared with the same period last year (4.08 trillion soums).

With the use of DUET cards ("offline") in the third quarter of 2017, 14.2 thousand transactions were made for 16.3 billion soums. In the third quarter of 2016, the total number of interbank transactions amounted to 1.9 million worth 1.06 trillion. sum.

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