Banks polled by the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) say they want a completely new domestic payment system created from scratch instead of using one of the three systems already in the works.
Last week the Central Bank polled a number of Russian banks on the national payment system (NPS), says the Vedomosti daily.
The result showed that most of Russian lenders voted against developing one of the already existing platforms:The PRO 100 payment system used for Universal Electronic Cards, Golden Crown and Union Card.
The regulator suggested creating a non-profit organization together with the commercial banks and the payment systems, both national and international to run it. ...