New record of UPC: 2 820 339 transactions on the 7th of March, 2013
On the 7th of March, 2013 cardholders of the UPC`s client-banks made the record number of transactions. The peak of activity was from 14.30 pm to 15:30 pm. During this period 260 thousands of transactions were processed by UPC. The resources of Ukrainian Processing Center were used only by 20%.
Before the national holidays the number of transactions usually grows significantly. Cardholders withdraw cash in ATMs, pay in retail networks or internet shops. This year the peak of activity was on the 7th of March, before International Woman's Day. Next peak of activity is expected before Easter.
The previous record of UPC was registered on the 8th of May, 2012, when 2 658 538 transactions were processed by UPC.
During 2012 the number of transactions processed by UPC increased by 18% and reached 636.9 million.