In Ukraine has put into circulation a new 20 hryvnia

В Украине ввели в обращение новые 20 гривен

Updated bill of 20 hryvnia, officially put into circulation

From September 25 a new 20 hryvnia banknotes become legal tender. She will circulate simultaneously with the banknotes of the old sample.

In Ukraine, from Tuesday, September 25, officially introduced an updated bill in 20 hryvnia. About it reports a press-service of the National Bank.

Noted that from September 25, 20-hryvnia banknote of the sample of 2018 becomes legal tender. It is assumed that it will circulate simultaneously with the banknotes of 20 hryvnia of 2003. The Ukrainians do not need to exchange the banknotes of old sample on new.

As reported, these bills the Bank will replace the worn out and damaged old ones. Just this year, the regulator plans to print about 60 million banknotes with a nominal value of 20 hryvnias.

According to the NBU, as at 1 September cash flow was approximately 125 million banknotes face value of 20 hryvnia in the amount of almost 2.5 billion hryvnia (about 4.4% of the total number of banknotes in cash circulation).

Recall, the NBU several years ago expressed readiness to modernize a cash turnover and improve protection of Ukrainian money. Two bills have already been reissued in a new design. It’s 100 and 500 hryvnia, which was launched in the monetary circulation in March 2015 and April 2016 respectively.

In 2018, the NBU announced the replacement of banknotes to ten hryvnia coins.

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