Kyrgyzstan trusts European companies to produce banknotes of national currency
Bishkek, December 6 / Kabar /. Kyrgyzstan trusts European companies to produce banknotes of the national currency, acting head of the cash department of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan Medina Ashiralieva told at Kabar Agency.
"We determine the company-manufacturer of banknotes by tender. On the results of the international tender of the National Bank, the manufacturer of banknotes of 200, 500 and 1000 soms is De La Rue, a British company and the manufacturer of banknotes of 20, 50, 100 and 5,000 thousand soms is Oberthur Technologies, a French company. These companies are manufacturers of high quality, high security printing in the manufacture of money," Ashiralieva said.
The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic from January 1, 2017 will issue the modified banknotes of the national currency of the nominal value of 200, 500 and 1000 soms.