DENPASAR -PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. heavily cooperate the use of non-cash cards in retail stores to increase cashless transactions worth up to Rp33 billion in the area of Bali and Nusa Tenggara (Nusra).
BRI Denpasar Region Deputy Leader Yoyok Mulawarman said since launching Brizzi cards last year, up to now there has been a 200% increase in transactions. This trend makes it optimistic that the value of transactions will continue to increase in 2018.
Until April 2018, the number of BRIZZI cards that have been circulating throughout Indonesia reached more than 9.91 million cards with 74.75 million transactions and total volumes worth Rp895 billion. Especially for the area of Bali Nusra, has been circulating 462,468 cards with 2.32 million transactions and total volume of Rp33 billion.
He explained with a high volume of transactions indicates that the Balinese have been sufficiently educated to conduct non-cash transactions.
“The overall transaction trend is increasing as well as government instruction to increase non-cash transactions,” said Yoyok, Saturday (19/05/2018) night.
He continued in addition to contributions in retail, non-cash transactions on toll roads contributed the most to the volume of BRI transactions in Bali. Within a day, there are more than 50,000 vehicles entering the highway. With this high frequency, the non-cash transactions on toll roads are getting higher.
Therefore, it continues to work with retailers to increase the number of cards and refills so that it will continue to increase the volume of transactions.
One of them, with Coco Mart retail outlets located in Jimbaran. This store is considered to be one of the shops near to the toll so the potential of people to do refills before using the highway will be high.
“To date, 6,000 [Brizzi Coco Mart] cards have been since last year. Initially asked for 3,000 cards, but because of the high demand so we get to take the card in Jakarta, “said Yoyok.