Central Banking

Zambia plans to start printing new currency by May


The Bank of Zambia has revealed that the printing, minting and distribution of new banknotes and coins following the rebasing of the kwacha will be under way by May this year.

"In accordance with our roadmap, the printing and minting of the banknotes and coins is scheduled to start anytime going into May and onwards," says Bank of Zambia spokesperson, Kanguya Mayondi.

Several technical aspects of the process are yet to be completed, however. "There is still the procurement procedure to be comple

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 indvidual account here: