Cash issuance in Botswana balloons 18% in 2019

pula-botswana

The annual rate of growth in banknotes in circulation in Botswana increased sharply in 2019, rising from 3.7% in 2018 to 18%, according to the central bank’s latest annual report.

“The bank continued to manage the supply of banknotes and coins to ensure availability of high-quality currency in circulation,” the central bank says.

The biggest increase in issuance was for the 10 pula ($0.86) banknote, which grew 43.6% last year. The 200, 100 and 50 experienced growth of 21.1%, 4% and 15.7%

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: