Central bank to promote e-money transaction in 2015

06 January, 2015 | Source: ANTARA NEWS

Bandung, West Java (ANTARA News) - Bank Indonesia (BI) said it will promote the electronic system of payment or e-money transactions in 2015.

"In 2014 , there was already a rising trend of e-money transactions , but the use of currencies is still dominant. Therefore, more aggressive education is needed this year," head of the West Java branch of BI Rosmaya Hadi said here on Tuesday.

Slowly but steadily non cash transactions are on the increase in West Java, Rosmaya said.

Demand for cash is still high in West Java During the Christmas and new year days the central bank branch of West Java has to provide Rp9.4 trillion cash, she said.

"Promotion of the use if e-money , BI teams up with higher educational institutes in West Java such as Unpad, IPDN and Ikopin Bandung, as well as social organizations," she added.

Meanwhile Head e-Banking of Bank Mandiri Rahmat B Triaji said payments with e-money grew such as e-payment toll for toll road fee.

"Sistem e-payment toll serves an effective education in the use of e-money. We set the target of one million transactions a month," Rahmat said.

 

Indonesian imports rose 17.65 percent to US$13.36 billion in March from US$8.89 billion in February this year, the Central Bureau of Statistic (BPS) said here on Monday.
Indonesia, along with states without nuclear weapons, are working together to promote the establishment of a convention to ban the use of nuclear weapons, an official said here on Monday.
Indonesias tourism brand "Wonderful Indonesia" won "The Best Exhibitor 2017" title at the worlds biggest tourism exhibition in Berlin, Germany.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has planned to focus on three programs to spread economic growth more evenly in the country.
Women Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Yohana Yembise said that Indonesia is one of the countries which upholds gender equality.
G20 countries should contribute to creating a more secure, stable, and prosperous world, according to Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu