Almost 22 years after the movement launched by the Federal Reserve Bank of Australia, plastic bill comes to Honduras.
The Central Bank board will make its official presentation today. It was in 1988 that the authorities of that country in Oceania launched this new kind of money.
The notes are made of a plastic called biaxially oriented polypropylene, which ensures durability, quality, high cost-effectiveness and the highest incorporation of anti-counterfeiting measures.
He tried to know the name or names of plastic banknotes circulate in Honduras, but authorities declined to speak on the subject. It ruled that the ticket polypropylene is the 100 or 500 lempiras least one new 1,000 lempiras.
Then the new ticket will be 1, 2, 5, 10 or 50 Lempiras. Of all the denominations of notes on paper, the Central Bank recorded the highest monetary emission are 100 and 500 Lempiras.
Among Latin American countries where plastic is used ticket mentioned Mexico and Chile. In CA, Guatemala and Nicaragua used tickets with plastic-like material.