PJSC “Ukrposhta” counts from mid-2018 to begin providing a number of financial services provided that recently registered in the Verkhovna Rada a bill №6601 it will be supported in the fall of 2017.

“The implementation will be gradual. Four to eight months from the date of adoption. But let’s start to prepare in advance as we pass the first reading, to accelerate the implementation”, – said the Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” acting Director General “Ukrpochta” Igor Smelyansky.

According to him, “Ukrposhta” will be able to access the mail account for transfer of pensions, wages, benefits, transfers, payment of utilities, except for the possibility of crediting of physical and legal entities.

I. Smelyansky added that the implementation of financial services will bring “Ukrpochta” about 4-5 billion per year of income .

“We will not compete with the banks, because 80% of our network is located in the villages, where less than 2 thousand people and there are no Bank branches,” cited I. Smelyansky in a press release PJSC.

According to the report, the adoption of this of this document will allow 35% of the population not having access to Bank services, to financial services through “Ukrposhta” .

“With the resolution of the introduction of postal accounts cash turnover in the country will decrease. Now the company delivers cash to your customers about 125 billion a year”, – stated in the message.

“Ukrposhta” enters into the sphere of management of the Ministry of infrastructure and is the national operator of postal communication. Provides more than 50 types of services in almost 12 thousand branches across the country.

The staff of the company counts 70 thousand employees, of which 33 thousand postmen, 13 thousand – postal operators.