Delayed banknotes arrive in Venezuela


New 1,000-bolivar banknotes have finally arrived in Venezuela after a delay of over two months, the central bank announced on February 23.

The new 1,000-bolivar banknotes were flown into Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía from Sweden on February 22.

"The cargo coming from Sweden contained 600 boxes containing 30 billion bolivars," said José Khan, a member of the central bank's board of directors. Though he did not mention the printer by name, Crane Currency operates a paper mill

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