An international conference will urge global policymakers to continue to adopt ‘bold and imaginative measures’ to secure access to cash and its acceptance in the future, as many societies are seeing radical change in the payments and monetary landscape. The ‘Future of Cash’ conference, which will be held on 21 – 22
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.
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
According to a press release dated 26 November 2019, security printer De La Rue announced its half year results for the six months ending 28 September 2019. Clive Vacher, Chief Executive Officer of De La Rue, said: “The business has experienced an unprecedented period of change with the Chairman, CEO,
According to a Coin World article dated 15 March 2019, “The firm F + W media, a major periodical and book publisher whose titles include Numismatic News, Bank Note Reporter, and the seminal references Standard Catalog of World Coins and Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, has filed for Chapter
According to a press release dated 20 September 2018, De La Rue has been appointed by Sveriges Riksbank to print Swedish krona banknotes for the next three years, with an option to extend for a further four years at De La Rue’s printing site in the United Kingdom.
According to a 21 February 2018 press release, “Danmarks Nationalbank has chosen the French company Oberthur Fiduciaire SAS as its supplier of Danish banknotes from 2018. The contract has been signed as a four-year framework agreement, with the option that it may be extended for a further two years. The
The Dutch firm Joh. Enschedé en zonen is auctioning off its machines due to the closing of the banknote printing department. It’s sad to see this venerable printer shuttered, but at least with the auction listings one can get an unprecedented look at the inner workings of a secretive industry.
According to a PressTV article dated 19 December 2016, a plane carrying 272 crates of 500-bolivar notes arrived in Venezuela from Stockholm, Sweden on 18 December. Each crate contains 50,000 notes, for a total of 13.6 units. Two more planes are expected to arrive soon, bringing the total to 60
According to reports, Dutch security printer Joh. Enschedé plans to quit banknote production due to overcapacity in the sector, and will instead focus on printing stamps and visa documents. Courtesy of Claudio Marana.