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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas kag Alliance for Financial Inclusion, ginlunsyar ang cash agent registry

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Ginlunsyar sang Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas kag Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) ang registry para sa cash agents ukon ang mga nagahatag sang basic financial services.

Ginpahayag sang BSP nga ang joint project nila upod ang AFI ang may tinutuyo nga i-reinforce sang bangko ang twin goals sang financial inclusion kag payments digitalization.

 “The Agent Registry is a regulatory technology tool that will strengthen the BSP’s supervision of cash agents. The registry will facilitate standardized and timely collection of agent data and create a public database that will help customers locate the nearest accredited agents and their available financial services,” suno kay BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno.

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Ginsaysay sang central bank bilang retail outlets, kaangay sang sari-sari stores, convenience stores, supermarkets, pharmacies, kag pawnshops, ang makahatag sang basic banking services kaangay sang cash deposits, cash withdrawals, balance inquiry, fund transfer, kag bill payment.

Base naman sa data sang BSP, may yara sang masobra 58,000 ka mga active cash agents sa Pilipinas nga naga-cover sang 85% sang mga syudad kag kabanwahan nga malab-ot sang banking services sa subong nga tuig 2020.

 “The BSP recognizes the role of Cash Agents in promoting greater financial inclusion,” suno kay Diokno.

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“They expand the reach of financial services for the unbanked and underserved population, especially in remote areas in the countryside. Besides providing easy and convenient access, cash agents are also low-cost and less intimidating access points than Automated Teller Machines,” dugang pa sini.

Samtang, mahibaluan nga ang AFI ang ila ka global network sang policymakers nga ginabug-usan sang 101 member institutions gikan sa 89 ka mga pungsod sa diin tinutuyo sini nga ma-empower ang mga miembro nga ma-advance ang financial inclusion agenda paagi sa formulation, implementation, kag global advocacy sang sustainable kag inclusive policies.

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Quin Gomer Dellera
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