The level of counterfeit banknotes hryvnia low and the level of 2013. This was announced by Deputy Director of the monetary National Bank of Ukraine Volodymyr Tishchenko during the presentation of the revised 100-hryvnia banknotes with a high level of protection.
According to him, the National Bank has chosen to redesign banknotes 100 hryvnia, guided by the degree of deterioration of the notes, not the level of counterfeiting.
“The level of counterfeiting at the level of 2013. That is, three and four-tenths of counterfeit notes per million notes genuine, outstanding “- said Tishchenko.
He said that among these counterfeits most common denominations of 20, 50 and 100 USD. He also stressed that the issue of new banknotes is within the planned increase in cash this year and 100-ruble banknotes old model will stay in circulation along with the new.
It should be noted that the National Bank will put into circulation banknotes 100 UAH sample 2014 with advanced system protection from March 9, 2015. The move is the result of a long project to upgrade the regulator previous row currency banknotes 2003-2007 model years.