Turkmenistan: With Money in Short Supply, Cash-Free Seen as Answer

The Terkezy Bazaar in Turkmenistan. Cash is still king in this Central Asian state’s markets, but one rumored possibility is that the authorities are bracing to force all traders, down to market traders, to install bank card payment terminals as part of a government push to dispense with cash as much as possible. (Photo: Asian Development Bank)

Turkmenistan has a plan to fix its ever-troubled domestic currency, the manat – and that plan is to dispense with cash as much as possible.
 

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