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Almost 135 mln contactless payments in Netherlands in 2015

Monday 25 January 2016 | 12:26 CET | News
The Dutch conducted almost 135 million contactless card payments last year, according to research by the national payments association Betaalvereniging Nederland. It estimates over 15 million contactless payment cards and mobile phones with payment apps are in circulation, and contactless payments are possible at 123,000 points of sale. Its annual figures also show the online payments system iDeal handled 222 million transactions last year, an increase of 23.2 percent from 2014. Since its introduction in 2005, iDeal has handled a total 917.5 million transactions. The growth is increasingly

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