On 27th April, the Brussels Times reported that Germany and Austria — the last 2 countries in the euro zone to still print these high-denomination European banknotes — have stopped.  Apart from Germany and Austria, euro-zone countries ceased their printing on 26th January.  The existing €500 notes will still be legal and can be exchanged indefinitely.


Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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