The volume of transactions in the NPS of the Republic of Abkhazia for the 1st half of 2022 amounted to 12,396.5 million rubles, which is 17.6% higher than the volume of transactions for the same period in 2021.
The banking system of the Republic of Abkhazia completed the first half of 2022 with a positive financial result in the amount of RUB 68.6 million (financial result for the 1st half of 2021 was negative in the amount of -32.0 million rubles).
It should be noted that 4 out of 11 credit institutions completed the first half of 2022 with a positive financial result for a total of RUB 96.8 million. Despite the unprofitable activity of other credit institutions (-28.1 million rubles), the total financial result of the banking sector for the 1st half of 2022 amounted to +68.6 million rubles.
In the first half of 2022, 4,362.6 million rubles were transferred from the Republic of Abkhazia to the countries of near and far abroad through money transfer systems (“Contact”, “Zolotaya Korona”, “Unistream”), which is 31% more than the same period in 2021.
Chairman of the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia Beslan Baratelia presented the annual report of the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia for 2021 at the session of the People's Assembly - the Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia.
By order of the Bank of Abkhazia dated June 22, 2022 No. No. 61-OD, the banking license of the Settlement Non-Banking Credit Organization "AgraA Group" (limited liability company) No. 025 dated October 15, 2019 was canceled.
In order to avoid possible problems with servicing bank cards of international payment systems (Visa, MasterCard) on the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia, the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia recommends that citizens and guests of our country use APRA cards and cards of the Russian national payment system Mir.
The cross-border turnover of funds carried out through the banking system of the Republic of Abkhazia for 2021 in ruble terms amounted to 97.6 billion rubles, which is 35.6 billion rubles (57%) more than in 2020.
The total volume of transactions in the National Payment System of the Republic of Abkhazia for 2021 amounted to 25.3 billion rubles, which is 8 billion (47%) more than in 2020. In the structure of completed transactions, APRA cards account for 46.2%, MPS cards - 42.3%, MIR payment system cards - 11.5%.
On December 28, 2021, the National Payment System noted the most active holders of APRA bank cards.
Amina Khagba, Alesya Babasinyan, Astamur Gumba, Beslan Kakava, Sultan Ashuba, Milana Latsuzhba, Diana Bagatelia, Monika Tuzhba were awarded coins of the Bank of Abkhazia for the most frequent use of APRA bank cards when making payments in trade and service enterprises of the Republic.