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Fintechs Will Get Access to Latvia’s Central Bank Retail Payment System

The Council of Latvijas Banka has approved an initiative that will enable non-bank payment service providers – payment and e-money institutions – and in the future also crypto-asset service providers to open an account with Latvijas Banka for the segregation

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Latvian Central Bank: Non-Cash Payments Account for 71% of Transactions

The central bank of Latvia’s semi-annual “Payment Radar” report found that the ratio of non-cash and cash payments in the country stood at 71% to 29% as at August 2022. The ratio of cash and non-cash payments in the previous

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Bank of Latvia’s Report Revealed Changes in Consumer Payment Habits Post COVID-19

The September edition of the “Payment Radar” by the Bank of Latvia revealed that the COVID-19 and related restrictive measures significantly affected payment habits in Latvia over this year. The central bank’s report found that the total volume of non-cash

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