Currency specialist Ben Margulies discusses cash volumes and use, currency production and design, and cash and the climate
New notes for Paraguay, printing error for Thailand, and news from Peru, Costa Rica and Tonga
Other Commonwealth central banks have made little comment on changeover
A round-up of news and salient issues that have affected central bankers during the past three months
Peru continues rollout of new series; Mexico to withdraw 20 peso note; and more
Central banks and their banknote providers are taking a range of approaches to recycling cash
A round-up of news and salient issues that have affected central bankers in the past three months
New banknotes and coins combine environmental protection, aesthetics and security
Printing doyen expanded capacity, functionality and market share amid corporate turnaround
Redesigned banknotes will circulate by end of year, says governor
Central banks have used space-age polymers to make banknotes for decades. So why does paper remain predominant in banknote production?
Note Printing Australia will produce 1000-peso banknote, circulating from next year
Perspectives on staffing, circulation, forecasting, note security and composition, outsourcing and more
Three-quarters of central bank currency departments yet to use big data
Around half of central banks recycle banknotes but few measure their carbon footprint
CCL Secure explores how its new formulation of bank-grade polymer and ink technologies, Spartan, focuses on extreme durability and offers an imaginative, ultra-durable, efficient, sustainable and cost-effective solution.
New £50 banknote featuring scientist Alan Turing enters circulation
CCL Secure explores the security and anti-counterfeit benefits of polymer banknote technology. As this developing technology reveals its advantages over traditional paper-based banknotes, could we soon see a shift in the status quo in polymer’s favour?
Perspectives on staffing, circulation, forecasting, fraud, substrate choice, outsourcing and climate risk
Average lifespans range from 0.6 years to 20 years, with number of denominations playing key role
UK printer will help central bank continue to develop printing site as world leader
Central bank plans to review coin denomination usage later this year, Alvin Hilaire says
Very few institutions have cash climate strategy but over 50% are recycling their unfit banknotes
Just over 60% of survey respondents contract out currency printing