This number is compared to 11.754 thousand ATM units last year. Thus the number of ATM units grew by 466 thousand ones within a year only. The statement revealed that points of sales reached 77.5 thousand units in the second quarter of the standing fiscal year. This number is compared to 72.5 points of sales by the fourth quarter (Q4) of the previous fiscal year. It is worth to mention that number of credit cards in Egypt grew to 4.4 million cards last December. Egypt seeks to apply more automatism to banking services over the years to come to go with the international trend.