The value of transactions processed through the Zimbabwe Electronic Transfer Settlement System (ZETSS) system in the first nine months of the year stood at $32,1 billion from the $31,5 billion recorded prior year comparative figures from the central bank show.
According to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe monthly review for the month of September, monthly transactions also surged to 3,7 billion in September from $3,3 billion in August.
“The value of transactions processed through the RTGS system increased from $3,3 billion in August 2015 to $3,8 billion in September 2015.
In tandem, the volume of transactions rose by 7,0 percent from 153 133 to 164 309 during the same period,” the RBZ said.
In the same period card-based transactions, fell from $506,6 million in August 2015, to $450,6 million in September 2015.
The total value of mobile and Internet-based transactions increased from $524,8 million in August 2015, to $543,2 million while the value of cheque transactions rose from $11,4 million in August 2015 to $12,9 million in September 2015.