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Libya announces launch of first Polymer Banknote

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) has launched its 1 Dinar banknote that will be printed on De La Rue’s polymer substrate, Safeguard®. This is the first polymer banknote to be released by the Central Bank of Libya, and one of the first polymer banknotes to be released in the region. The introduction of polymer […]

More Russian Banknotes arrive in Eastern Libya

By John Lee. Libya Herald has reported that the third delivery of banknotes from Russia, ordered by the parallel Central Bank of Libya (CBL) based in Beida, has arrived at Labraq airport. It says that despite this delivery of LD 750 million, and previous deliveries including several hundred million dinars to Tripoli CBL from British […]

Libya has “Huge Potential” – UK Investment Chief

Nick Baird (pictured), Chief Executive of United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI), has told Libya Herald that Libya is a priority target market for UK export growth: “It has huge potential, resources and entrepreneurial people. The 42 years of bad government under the previous regime have not fulfilled Libya’s development needs. “It has relied too […]