The most popular destination for Abkhazian cardholders was the city of Sochi, in which 51.8% of all foreign operations with APRA World cards were committed. The second largest in transactional activity was the capital of the Russian Federation, the city of Moscow, in which 14.6% of transactions were completed. The share of operations committed in the city of Krasnodar amounted to 4.1%. The most remote city from Abkhazia in which APRA cards were used was Krasnoyarsk.
APRA World cardholders made operations in 59 cities of Russia, including St. Petersburg, Stavropol, Novosibirsk, Derbent, Rostov-on-Don, Nalchik, Cherkessk, Yekaterinburg, Grozny, etc.
From October 2019 to the present, APRA World bank card holders completed 1,601 operations outside the Republic of Abkhazia in the amount of 3,951,474 rubles. It should be noted that the nature of the transactions was dominated by operations to pay for goods and services - 70.8%, cash withdrawals amounted to 29.2%.
Payment structure of APRA World bank cardholders outside of Abkhazia:
In 2020, the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia will continue to expand the geography of places where APRA cards would be accepted; a number of countries will be included in the coverage area of APRA World cards.
Since October 2019, about 27 thousand APRA World cards have been issued by banks participants of APRA NPS.