In the last quarter of 2020, Polish BLIK users performed 140 million transactions, with over 420 million throughout the year. At the end of the year, 7 million people were actively using the mobile payment system. The total value of transactions in the fourth quarter was nearly PLN 19 billion, while the year closed out with PLN 57 billion. BLIK is available to virtually all mobile banking customers, it can be used not only in the entire Polish e-commerce, but also in a growing number of global platforms. Currently, apart from e-commerce, a rapidly growing feature is transferring money to a phone number, i.e. the ability to transfer money instantly between users.
BLIK presents its results for the second quarter of 2020 In the second quarter of 2020, BLIK users performed 97.4 million transactions, and 175 million in the whole of the first half of the year. At the end of June, BLIK was being actively used by 5.42 million users, which is almost half of everyone who uses mobile banking apps. BLIK is the strongest brand in the payments category, the fastest growing innovation on the payments market, and is also the most frequently recommended payment method.
Nest Bank has signed an agreement with Polski Standard Płatności regarding participation in the BLIK system. The bank is currently conducting family&friends tests. BLIK payments will be available to Nest Bank’s customers by the end of the third quarter of this year.