The Central Bank of Sao Tome met with the British company De La Rue to negotiate the issue of the new double family, the national currency. The new two-fold notes will the old two-fold banknote that was withdrawn due to failures.
The failures threatened the security of the nation’s financial system. De La Rue will reissue the two-bold banknote at no cost to the country; ie to the public purse. The company will issue the new 200-fold banknote with the greater security standard.
2018 10 and 5-fold banknotes were already worn out. The new notes will be made with 100% substrate with higher security measures.