MasterCard issues increase 25.2% in Q2
Tuesday, August 23, 2005, 16:19
About 120,000 MasterCards were issued in Hungary during the second quarter of the year, 25.2% more than in the same period a year earlier, MasterCard Europe announced on Tuesday. At the end of June, there were 1.43 million MasterCards in circulation in Hungary. Hungarians made 7.36 million transactions worth $1.07 billion with their cards in Q2. In the first half of the year, Hungarians made 13.66 million transactions worth $2.01 billion using their cards, up 16.7% and 19.4%, respectively, from the same period a year earlier. The average cardholder made ten transactions during the period.