Georgian citizens spent 112 million GEL abroad. Transaction via plastic cards are increased by 23% y-o-y (01/2017 – 91 million).
Envisaging exchange rate effect, the growth is 34%. GEL is strengthened by 6% against USD y-o-y.
Cash withdrawals from the ATMs amount to 11 million USD from 45 million USD (as of current rate – 112 million GEL ). Payments with POS-terminals at the malls totals to 34 million USD.