|NETS operates the main EFTPOS in Singapore. EFTPOS enables consumers to pay for purchases at the point-of-sale using their ATM cards. As at December 2001, there were over 11,000 retailers offering NETS as a payment method with over 20,000 EFTPOS terminals distributed across these retailers. Retailers using the system include supermarkets, department stores, petrol stations and government institutions. In 2001, the EFTPOS system processed 87.7 million transactions worth $5.5 billion.