the Bank of Russia is studying the introduction of the service wire transfers through cash outlets, said the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina during a speech in the state Duma. Through cash stores can already withdraw cash, and the new service will extend the capabilities of the population.
“the Project of withdrawing cash at the box office, the village shops covers 4200 points. We all started with 100 points in early 2019. We plan the project to expand to other operations: cards, transfers, payments. And issues of affordability will always remain at the centre of our attention.”
current share of non-cash in calculations of the population have reached 70%. In sparsely populated areas of basic financial services provided at post offices is 26 thousand villages and for the year their number increased by 35%, said the head of the Central Bank.
Service for cash withdrawals at cash desks of shops in remote and sparsely populated settlements earned in 2019: up to 5 thousand rubles for one operation under the condition of purchase.
Sberbank in 2019 completed 3 thousands stores for cash withdrawals at the box office in 76 regions of Russia. More than 50% of the ten largest Russian banks will start service in 2020, and some have done this already in 2019. Among them — “Promsvyazbank”, “Open”, “agricultural Bank”, “Alfa-Bank”, “Raiffeisen Bank”, Bank “AK bars” and “Rebirth”.