Central Banking

€ EURO - Portugal to use big value notes

PORTUGAL - Portugal has changed its mind about not circulating the two highest denomination euro banknotes and now plans to distribute a small number of Euros 500 ( £310) and Euros 200 notes.

Vitor Constancio,governor of the Bank of Portugal, said the change in policy was designed to meet the needs of a small number of Portuguese who might require the big notes.

"We feel that any Portuguese citizen who might want the high denomination notes should be able to get them in Portugal and not have to

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: