Alminawi, Ayman (2015). Currency Supply Chain; Stakeholders & Security Features. American Business Academy. USA.
By and large, central banks adopt a short mission; namely: maintaining the integrity of the currency. A more elaborated mission may include (Heinonen, 2012):
- Maintaining the integrity of the currency by keeping currency counterfeiting under control;
- Ensuring smooth and efficient cash supply; and maintaining sufficient quality of the circulating notes
In particular, central banks maintain the integrity of own currency considering four areas of interests as follows:
- Security of Banknotes
- Law Enforcement and Courts
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