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Special Report: Survey of central banks on the impact of COVID-19 on cash and digital payment policies

Lipis and Currency Research, two of the leading consulting and research firms in the cash and payments industry, respectively, have teamed up to provide these exclusive insights.

Insights from 22 central banks surveyed on how their institutions have acted to promote reliable and efficient payments amidst this unique global health crisis. Questions are answered such as:
  • How have policymakers acted to promote digital payments during this challenging time?
  • What types of approaches have they taken, and how have they differed?
  • What types of measures have been put into effect to assuage concerns about using cash?


    • Introduction
    • Changes in cash usage and cash processing policies
    • Changes in non-cash payment usage and policies
    • Implications and outlook for the payments industry
    • Conclusion


    • Central Banks and Government Agencies - $450 USD / 375€
    • Commercial Organisations - $1,140 USD / 950
    Please note you will be charged in USD for your purchase.

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    We had a webinar on March 3 to discuss the report and its research. Watch the recording here!

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