Jan – Nov 2012: Total credit card spending reaches RM79.96b

In an interview with reporters, Mohd Shahrir Mohd Ali, the senior deputy director for Shopping Malaysia Secretariat told that Malaysian as well as foreigners who visited Malaysia has spent a total of RM79.96 billion from January 2012 to November 2012 via credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Amex, JCB and Diners, Business Times reported.

He added that total credit card spending in 2011 recorded at RM83.6 billion and RM75.56 billion was generated from January 2011 to November 2011. He believed the figure for last year will surpass year 2011 based on the current statistic he has.

by Alice Lee

Author: Terry KS

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