Raiffeisenbank has taken advantage of the majority of QIWI Wallet payment services without a fee. Customers of other Russian banks — holders of Visa International and MasterCard bank cards will be able to pay for internet, mobile services, utilities, etc. without leaving the home online at QIWI Wallet (w. qiwi. ru) or through the mobile application QIWI Wallet for iPhone.
«A customer-oriented approach is one of the basic principles of Raiffeisenbank. Today we are pleased to introduce a new service not only to the customers of our bank, but to card holders from other banks. Through our partnerhip with QIWI Wallet, cardholders can now instantly pay for online services, all mobile operators and utilities. I am confident that the new service will be appreciated by everyone who values their time,» said Andrey Stepanenko, the head of the Cosumer Banking Directorate and a board member of Raiffeisenbank.
«Making payments on the Internet with bank cards is as convenient as making payments in a real store, thanks to our partnership with Raiffeisenbank customer service,» said the CEO of QIWI Wallet, Andrey Popkov. A detailed description of these services and information about fees can be found at at the QIWI site
ZAO Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen International Bank-Holding AG. Raiffeisenbank is ranking 9th in terms of assets among the Russian banks based on H1 2010 results (Interfax-CEA). According to Interfax-CEA, ZAO Raiffeisenbank ranked 6th in Russia in terms of private deposits and 9th in consumer lending in Russia based on H1 2010 results.
Raiffeisen International operates one of the largest banking networks in CEE, covering 17 markets across the region through subsidiary banks, leasing companies and a range of other financial service providers. The group’s nearly 56,000 employees service more than 14.7 million customers through around 3,000 business outlets. Raiffeisen International is a fully-consolidated subsidiary of Raiffeisen Zentralbank ?sterreich AG (RZB), which owns 72.8 per cent of the common stock. The remainder is in free float, with the shares listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. RZB is a leading corporate and investment bank in Austria and the central institution of the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, the country’s largest banking group.