Of total payment cards’ turnover, 24.648 billion litas (75 percent) were withdrawn from ATMs, up from 22.6 billion litas, or 66 percent of the total turnover, in 2010.
Some 8.14 billion litas (25 percent) were paid at the points of sale, down from 11.6 billion litas, or 34 percent of the total turnover, in 2010.
The turnover of payment cards issued by Swedbank and SEB Bankas, Lithuania’s two largest commercial banks, made up 14.152 billion litas and 10.004 billion litas, respectively, last year.
The number of cards issued last year declined by 15 percent, to 3.63 million units.
Swedbank ranked first with 1.805 million cards issued (up 5 pct) and was followed by SEB Bankas with 982,000 cards (down 22 pct, with blocked payment cards excluded) and DNB Bankas with 489,000 cards (up 31 pct).
Swedbank operated the largest chain of ATMs (492) at the end of the year and was followed by SEB Bankas in the second place (365).