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Spain’s Pro-Cash Platform Makes a Difference

Denaria Platform is a Spanish association established to support payment choice through the maintenance of cash. It is working to ensure society is aware just how important cash is both economically and for financial and social inclusion.

Country Profile - November 4, 2022 midnight

Payment Changes Become Law in Fiji

Fijians stand to benefit from important regulatory changes that will make everyday bank transactions easier, helping boost financial inclusion while supporting financial stability and economic activity, says the Reserve Bank of Fiji.

Country Profile - October 3, 2022 midnight

Understanding Changes to Access to Cash in Canada

The Bank of Canada has issued a Staff Discussion Paper that focuses on the retail side of the cash distribution system examining changes in cash accessibility as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Country Profile - August 1, 2022 midnight

Access to Cash in France Good (for Now)

At the Intergraf conference the Banque de France presented on the access to cash situation in France and how it has changed since 2018. The good news is that access to cash remains good throughout France. However, there are indications of change.

Country Profile - July 4, 2022 midnight

Achieving Financial Inclusion in Brazil

Brazil is doing something different around payments. It is driving increasing levels of financial inclusion using digital payments, something much talked about but seldom delivered.

Country Profile - July 4, 2022 midnight

UK to Protect Access to Cash in Law

The announcement by the UK government that it will legislate in the Financial Services and Markets bill to protect cash by ensuring continued access to withdrawal and deposit facilities across the UK has led to a series of pieces in the UK’s media about cash.

Country Profile - June 8, 2022 midnight