TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Bank Mandiri recorded electronic money (e-money) transactions worth Rp3.8 trillion in the period of January-September 2017. The figure increased by 40 percent when compared to the same period of last year.
Bank Mandiri distribution director Hery Gunardi said his office has distributed 11 million e-money cards to support the non-cash national movement. In October, Bank Mandiri has issued 3 million additional e-money cards to be distributed by the end of this year.
“In late October, toll gates will only accept non-cash payment,” he said in Jakarta on Thursday, October 19.
Hery revealed that only 30 percent of the 11 million e-money cards are actively used. The additional cards are expected to boost the number of e-money usages in Indonesia.
In the period of January-August 2017, Bank Mandiri had served 6 million financial transactions worth Rp6.3 trillion. Currently, almost 95 transactions of the bank's customers are conducted via the company’s electronic network.
Bank Mandiri also recorded that 3.6 million transactions worth Rp3 trillion are conducted via ATM on a daily basis.