Uzbekistan denies reports of new 5,000-sum banknote

According to an article on Azernews dated 24 June 2013, the press service of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan has denied reports of an introduction of a new 5,000-sum banknote. At present, the highest denomination remains the 1,000-som note (CBU B12) introduced in 2001, with a face value of approximately US$0.55.