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VTB told about growth of expenditure of clients abroad on May holidays — Rambler News Service


Photo: Pixabay Clients of VTB bank increased the expenditure abroad during May holidays by 1.5 times in comparison with the same period of last year, the press service of credit institution reports. "VTB analysed transaction activity of the clients during the period from May 1 to May 12 this year, having compared it to May holidays of last years. This year the volume of expenditure of clients in foreign countries increased by 1.5 times, the number of tourists increased by 10% (in comparison with 2018, - an editor's note)... This year the total amount of expenditure abroad on May holidays exceeded 5 billion rubles", - it is said in the statement. It is noted that that the volume of expenditure of clients on May holidays of the current year for 86% exceeds the sum of expenditure of clients of bank abroad during the same period in 2017. The leader in the volume of perfect transactions during this period for five years is Italy, emphasized in the press service. Further Spain, the UAE, France, Turkey follow. However by the number of transactions Belarus is in the lead - more than 140 thousand card operations were made there that is twice more than an indicator of last year. The first five also included Italy, Spain, Turkey and the USA. At the same time on the level of "the average check" the good results were shown by the UAE (11 thousand rubles), Italy (9000 rubles), Israel and Switzerland (on 8000 thousand rubles), France and Germany (on 6000 rubles). VTB also noted increase in activity of clients who remained for May holidays in Russia. "The clients of VTB who remained in Russia also made transactions more actively, than the previous year. During May holidays they spent more often and more: the volume and number of perfect operations increased by 71% (57.4 billion rubles) and 93% (72.3 million pieces) respectively. Moscow – nearly 15 billion rubles and 14 million transactions became the absolute leader in this indicator", - told in the press service.

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