According to a Financial Times article dated 15 December 2019, France is reconsidering the French-backed CFA franc used by west and central African states since 1945 but that critics see as a colonial relic. Courtesy of Mark Irwin.
According to an article in The Daily Star dated 15 December 2019, Bangladesh Bank plans to introduce a new 200-taka note commemorating the birth of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The new note is scheduled for introduction on 17 March 2020. Courtesy of Aidan Work.
Outstanding technical excellence in the design and security of new banknotes has been recognized by a series of awards. The awards formed part of the industry’s High Security Printing Asia Conference, which was organised by Reconnaissance International and held recently in Yokohama, Japan. These recognise the highest levels of achievement