菜宝钱包(caibao.it)是使用TRC-20协议的Usdt第三方支付平台,Usdt收款平台、Usdt自动充提平台、usdt跑分平台。免费提供入金通道、Usdt钱包支付接口、Usdt自动充值接口、Usdt无需实名寄售回收。菜宝Usdt钱包一键生成Usdt钱包、一键调用API接口、一键无实名出售Usdt。

首页社会正文

新2代理网址:Pix, the epayment system revolutionising Brazil

admin2022-08-308

环球国际娱乐网址多少www.ugbet.us)开放环球UG代理登录网址、会员登录网址、环球UG会员注册、环球UG代理开户申请、环球UG电脑客户端、环球UG手机版下载等业务。

A customer pays by contactless payment at a vegetables stall at the street market in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Today, Pix instant transfers are so ubiquitous, Brazilians use them tens of millions of times a day, for everything from paying the rent to buying groceries to giving money to beggars on the street. — AFP

SAO PAULO: When Brazil’s central bank announced in 2020 it was launching a free electronic payments system called Pix, many people had no idea what it was talking about.

Today, instant transfers are so ubiquitous, Brazilians use them tens of millions of times a day, for everything from paying the rent to buying groceries to giving money to beggars on the street.

Walking amid cars stopped at a red light in Sao Paulo, panhandler Robson Ferreira has been a first-hand witness to the revolution the system has wrought in Latin America’s largest economy.

“I usually get more money in Pix than cash,” says the 48-year-old unemployed man, carrying a hand-scrawled sign that says, “Need help. Accept Pix.”

Below that is a number drivers and passersby can use to deposit money directly into his account, a process that takes seconds on a cellphone.

“People told me, ‘We don’t even carry money any more. Put your Pix on there’,” Ferreira says.

In under two years, Pix has become the most popular form of payment in Brazil, surpassing credit and debit cards – the first time a government-run alternative to plastic has been successfully implemented in Latin America.

Analysts say that the huge number of smartphones in Brazil – more than one for each of the country’s 213 million people – and government aid payments to 20.2 million beneficiaries have fuelled the system’s takeoff.

,

新2代理网址www.hg108.vip)实时更新发布最新最快最有效的新2网址和新2最新网址,包括新2手机网址,新2备用网址,皇冠最新网址,新2足球网址,新2网址大全。

,

Pix is so popular it has become a campaign issue in Brazil’s October elections, with President Jair Bolsonaro claiming the credit for it – though in reality work on the system began under former president Michel Temer (2016-2018).

Bolsonaro’s top opponent, leftist ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (2003-2010), has meanwhile been a target of a disinformation campaign, with false reports he plans to kill Pix to protect big banks, whose commissions on electronic transfers have evaporated since the system was launched.

Replacing cash

Available 24/7, PIX allows anyone with a bank account to send and receive money instantly.

All senders need is a banking app on their smartphones and the “key” for the destination account – usually a phone number or taxpayer ID.

Some cash registers and payment terminals also let users scan a QR code that makes payment even faster.

For now, Pix is still used mainly for small transactions.

The total amount transferred via Pix in the first quarter of the year was around 2bil reais (RM1.77bil), around one-fifth of other electronic transfers.

网友评论