Credit cards emerged in the USA in twenties of the last Century when some oil companies and hotel chains wanted to issue them to their customers. It was possible to use such cards only in sales or services rendering firms who issued them. Diner’s Club Inc. issued the first universal credit card in 1950 to its members. The second such card was launched by Express Company in 1958.
Debit cards are more recent and mostly used in Great Britain.
At present, BBI offers four types of payment cards to its clients: