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[Monitor] Local e-remittance market grows rapidly



The average amount of money transferred through local e-remittance services within a day during 2019 has increased by 124.4 percent to reach 235 billion won from a year earlier, according to Bank of Korea data Wednesday.

The average amount of money transferred through e-remittance services in 2019 was 104.6 billion won, up by 76.7 percent from 35.5 billion won in 2018.

The average daily uses of e-remittance services in Korea has marked 76.7 percent increase from a year earlier to mark 25 million uses.

Korea’s local e-remittance market started to grow in 2015 after the government began to rid of the accredited certification system from e-transactions.

(ws@heraldcorp.com)
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