UFA, 22 July 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Olesya Seregina/. In the second quarter of 2016, banks issued to residents of Bashkortostan 22 156 credit cards, according to the National Bureau of Credit Histories. This is 4.8 percent less than for the same period of the last year (23 279 credit cards). The republic is on the 64th place among all Russian regions on this parameter.
In general, the Russian banks issued 970.6 thousand "card" loans, which is by 11.3 percent more than in the second quarter of 2015. In "money" terms, the increase was even more significant - 57.5 billion rubles, or by 33.2 percent more than the year before.