CB will enshrine in law time, when the stores will begin accepting the card “the World”

ANOSINO (Moscow region), 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Bank of Russia is ready to enshrine in law a date by which all retailers will need to ensure the acceptance of cards of the domestic payment system and salaries of state employees transferred to these maps, said the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina.

“We are ripe for that legislation to clarify the timing of when these cards will be required to accept all outlets… And when the employees also will have to go to salaries of state employees transferred to the cards of international payment systems and Russian payment card”, — said Nabiullina, speaking at a seminar of deputies of “United Russia”.

The national payment card system (NBTS) was established in the summer of 2014 after several Russian banks because of U.S. sanctions are having problems with the international systems Visa and MasterCard. Until the end of 2016, the NPS is planning to release 16 million cards “the World”.