A Global Update on Cash Demand in Turbulent Times: Part II
November 09, 2022
After record growth in 2020, global demand for banknotes has returned to a normal situation. More recently, rising inflation and increasing interest rates have been negatively impacting cash balances. More concerning is the decreasing transactional use of cash, which puts pressure on the cash infrastructure. The cash community should make the case that cash is part of a critical public infrastructure, the maintenance and development of which should be financed accordingly.