The Russian card payments channel grew significantly each in volume and worth terms during the evaluation period. relating to total playing cards extent, the channel grew at a CAGR of 19.70% and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.00% over the forecast duration. In value terms, the cardboard payments channel increased from RUB8.eight trillion (US$354.6 billion) in 2008 to RUB21.eight trillion (US$700.eight billion) in 2012, at a CAGR of 25.39%. the value is expected to succeed in RUB43.9 trillion (US$1.four trillion) in 2017, rising at a CAGR of thirteen.19% over the forecast length. Dominating the cardboard funds channel in terms of volume are debit playing cards, with a sixty five.7% share in 2012, adopted by way of prepaid and bank cards with respective shares of 25.5% and 8.7%.