Romania: Two Million BCR Cards

28. Juni 2006, 00:00

The Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR), controlled by Erste Bank, anounced on Tuesday, June 28, that it exceeded the two...

The Romanian Commercial Bank (BCR), controlled by Erste Bank, anounced on Tuesday, June 28, that it exceeded the two banking cards thresholds, from which 90 per cent are debit cards.reads a bank’s communiqué.

The bank ranks first in the standings of card issuers in Romania, followed by BRD – Groupe Societe Generale with 1.3 million cards issued by the end of this March.

BCR issued its first card, BCR Maestro, in June 1996, and it currently offers 18 types of debit and credit cards, according to a news release issued by the bank.

BCR also mentions that the number of credit cards issued has doubled over the past six months, after the bank signed partnership agreements with major retailers.

www.bcr.ro

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