According to an Egypt Independent article dated 10 January 2020, the Central Bank of Egypt plans to print new 10-pound polymer notes (current paper note, B337a, shown above) after moving its headquarters and printing facility to Egypt’s New Administrative Capital being built to the east of Cairo.
According to an Ada Derana article dated 7 January 2020, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka plans to introduce a new 20-rupee coin and a new 2,000-rupee note (current B120a shown above) in 2020 to commemorate its 70th anniversary. Additionally, security features of the existing banknote series will be enhanced.
According to an El Dia article dated 8 January 2020, over the next six months the Banco Central de la República Argentina plans to develop a new family of banknotes featuring heroes and cultural figures instead of animals, and possibly a denomination larger than 1,000 pesos (B422a, shown above). Courtesy
According to a ToloNews article dated 6 January 2020, Da Afghanistan Bank has awarded a US$8.5 million contract to the Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) for 10 billion afghanis in new notes in denominations of 10, 20, 50, and 100 afghanis to be delivered within six to 18 months.
According to a press release, on 20 December 2019, the Trans-Dniester Republican Bank introduced a new 1-ruble note to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Trans-Dniester ruble. 200,000 notes (B225a) will enter circulation (HB 1002501 to HB 1200000) and 2,500 notes will be sold as numismatic products (BNP217a) packaged in