Swedish banknotes will not be printed in Malta

Crane AB, which prints Swedish banknotes, has announced that it will be winding up the banknote printing works in Tumba and will instead continue its operations in Malta. The Riksbank's agreement with Crane AB states that Swedish banknotes will be printed in Tumba. There is no question of moving the production of Swedish banknotes to Malta. The Riksbank is working on finding a solution for continued production of Swedish banknotes.

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