Visa: Georgia Ranks First Globally in Contactless Payments Adaptation

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According to the latest update of VisaNet data, Georgia has achieved the highest penetration of contactless payments worldwide. Out of more than 200 countries and territories where Visa operates, Georgia ranked first, followed by Australia and Hungary.

Georgia has been at the forefront of utilizing fast and secure contactless payment methods such as card tapping, smartphone payments, watch payments, and other digital gadgets in recent years. In fact, almost all Visa card transactions in Georgia are contactless, according to VisaNet's recent data.

As a global leader in digital payments, Visa is committed to driving innovative technologies in all the countries it serves. Over the years, Visa has collaborated with various financial institutions, merchants, and government organizations in Georgia to shape the most up-to-date payment ecosystem and promote a cashless economy.

Diana Kiguradze, Visa Country Manager for the Caucasus region, expressed her pride in Georgia's achievement and congratulated the cardholders and partners involved. She emphasized that this accomplishment reinforces Visa's unwavering commitment to facilitating the development of a digital payment ecosystem in Georgia. Furthermore, it demonstrates the result of their long-term efforts and motivates them to continue driving technological advancement in the region. Overall, Georgia's readiness to accept all the technological advancements that Visa can offer is evident and impressive.

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