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Banknotes of the World – №9/2017

WATERMARK CONFERENCE-2017: TO KNOW THE TENDENCIES OF TOMORROW According to a tradition formed in 12 years, once every two years one of the Russian cities welcomes the guests of Watermark Conference; among them, there are leading specialists of the security product field, national banks and public services as well as experts in the security field …

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Banknotes of the World – №8/2017

GROWTH OF COUNTERFEIT MONEY IN UKRAINE The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reports a rapid growth of detected counterfeit banknotes. The regulator withdrew from circulation 1.7 million hryvnias in 2016, which constitutes an increase by 40% compared with 2015, according to the annual report of the National Bank. The number of withdrawn counterfeits remained the …

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Banknotes of the World – №7/2017

CURRENCY CONFERENCE REVIEW The 17th Currency Conference (International conference on cash circulation) was held 14-17 May, 2017 in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), bringing together 500 delegates from 74 countries. The event was attended by 170 organisations (central banks, leading suppliers in the currency industry, as well as financial consulting agencies), who delivered reports and discussed new …

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Banknotes of the World – №6/2017

HIGH SECURITY PRINTING IN BAKU The 14th High Security Printing EMEA, held March 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan, brought together over 250 delegates from more than 40 countries. This forum was rather different from previous ones, as this time Reconnaissance International, UK-based organizer, decided not to limit the conference’s line-up to delegates from Europe, Russia and …

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Banknotes of the World – №5/2017

RUSSIAN BANKS: COMPETITION – THE MAIN INSTRUMENT OF ECONOMIC GROWTH Late March the Association of Russian Banks held its annual congress in the Kolonniy Hall, House of Unions, Moscow. Representatives from the Government, Russian Federation, the Bank of Russia, credit institutions and experts discussed the problems of ensuring a stable growth of Russian economy. Delegates …

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Banknotes of the World – №4/2017

GOZNAK REVEALS SECRETS Last February, the Scientific and Research Institute of Goznak held the Scientific and Practical Conference on «New Developments in the field of security of materials and processes» where Goznak’s specialists delivered to expert community information on their current technologies concerning banknote production and other security printing products. It was the 7th annual …

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Banknotes of the World – №3/2017

Statement by Bank of Russia’s Deputy Governor There’s a rich variety of payment instruments today – cash, digital and mobile payments – that find their niche very fast to become an essential part of our life. However, figures show that cash remains the most important payment instrument worldwide accounting for 85% of global retail transactions. …

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Banknotes of the World – №2/2017

NEW DANGEROUS TYPE OF $100 COUNTERFEIT BANKNOTE OF 2006 The Department of Cash Circulation of the Bank of Russia reports that a new dangerous type of $100 counterfeit banknote of 2006 was seized in the Moscow region. The requisites: AF 0975622B, H1, H41, 116; AG 19118896G, С1, С270, 145; FA 08516369A, H1, H41, 116; HA …

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Banknotes of the World – №1/2017

ELECTRONIC DATABASE «CURRENCIES OF THE WORLD» – THE BEST IN RUSSIA Traditionally in December the National Banking Journal (NBJ), leading Russian financial edition, published under the auspices of the Association of Russian Banks, sums up the year in the banking sector, noting the most important events and trends in financial and economic spheres. On the …

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