Amazon steers Mexico towards cashless economy


E-commerce has been having a difficult time establishing itself in Mexico-where many businesses, and their customers, prefer to do business with cash only.

E-commerce requires online banking. Amazon, thinks it has a solution-an Amazon debit card.

CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports on e-commerce giant’s experiment in banking.

See the original story on CGTN America

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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