PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk recorded transaction growth on the e-commerce platform year on year (yoy) throughout 2020. This is in line with the growth trend, the company is working with the platform. Shopee e-commerce.
Bank Mandiri Network and Retail Banking Director Aquarius Rudianto said the past year was a challenging time because the Covid-19 pandemic prompted changes in people’s habits in meeting their daily needs. Most people transact digitally, as reflected in the frequency of online transactions that continued to increase throughout 2020.
Meanwhile, through Livin by Mandiri, yoy transactions grew 57 percent and e-commerce transactions, especially with Shopee, grew 53 percent yoy. Mandiri and Shopee made a breakthrough, namely the launch of the Shopee Credit Card. Hopefully it can make it easier for people to shop online, safely and comfortably, “he said in an official statement, Saturday (20/3).
Bank Mandiri Records e-Commerce Transactions
In addition, said Aqua, the product launch was in line with the government’s vision of the national economic recovery program (PEN). It is hoped that this new service can facilitate public activities in carrying out consumption activities, in particular encouraging the use of domestic MSME products.
Apart from anticipating a shift in people’s shopping behavior towards online, the first co-branding credit card issuance initiative with an online shopping platform, Shopee is also a manifestation of Bank Mandiri’s desire to become the preferred financial partner of customers in Indonesia. everyday life. The proof, the company has issued more than 1.8 million credit cards for individual customers.
Meanwhile, Shopee Indonesia Executive Director Handika Jahja added that Shopee’s presence in Indonesia is to listen to user input and goals, so as to provide the best service in online shopping. Since last year’s pandemic, there have been many changes from society to digital and cashless. Therefore, his party continues to strive to play a role in helping sales partners, especially MSMEs and collaborating with well-known partners in expanding product choices.
Through this credit card, Bank Mandiri and Shopee are also working to increase public awareness of the benefits of using non-cash instruments. In addition to offering various solutions to answer the financial needs of various groups including millennials, cardholders can use their credit cards for every transaction.
President Director of Visa Indonesia, Riko Abdurrahman said that Visa is very please to be able to support the collaboration between Bank Mandiri and Shopee which has increasingly open up broad access to the Indonesian people to non-cash payments. Visa shares a vision with all parties, and is also in line with the vision of the government, particularly Bank Indonesia, towards a cashless society.