Money transfers in Russian rubles through Anelik payment system in January-August see five-time increase

27.09.2011 18:13
Money transfers in Russian rubles through Anelik payment system in January-August see five-time increase

YEREVAN, September 27. / ARKA /. The volume of money transfers in Russian rubles remitted to Armenia and from it through Anelik payment system in January-August 2011 exceeded 356.1 million rubles, a five-time increase over the same period of 2010, Bank Anelik told ARKA. If compared with the first eight months of 2009 the volume of transfers through Anelik system increased 13 times, it said in a press release.

According to it, in the first eight months remittances through Anelik were the equivalent of $673 million. The number of transactions in the same time span rose to 920,649, up almost 37% from the same period of 2010.

The commission charged for a money transfer from the system’s subsidiary LLC Anelik.Ru (in Moscow) to any branch of Bank Anelik in Armenia and back is from 0.5% to 0.8% of the amount irrespective of the currency type. The commission charge for a remittance in Russian rubles from any settlement in Russia to regional branches of Bank Anelik and back is 0.9% for any amount.

Anelik payment and settlement system was established in 1997. Today it operates in nearly 100 countries through about 200 banks and 63 thousand money points. Bank Anelik was established in 1990. Its shareholders are CreditBank SALs (69.5%) Samvel Chzmachyan - 12.25%, Armen Ghazarian - 6% and Galina Voronina - 12.25%.-0-


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