From June 29 to July 1, the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia participated in the annual Hong Kong International Numismatic Fair (HKINF).
Given the political situation of today, the participation of the Bank of Abkhazia in the largest international numismatic exhibition is the only opportunity to establish itself as an independent emission centre that represents our republic on a par with other countries, regulating banks and mints.
On June 2, the first national forum “The Strategy of Abkhazia 2025” took place in Sukhum. At the forum, Chairman of the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia B.V. Baratelia spoke about the problems and prospects of the banking system of the Republic of Abkhazia.
The members of the People’s Assembly – Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia adopted a Resolution “On the Annual Report of the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia (Bank of Abkhazia) for 2017”.
The National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia informs that from 14.05.2018, the work of the Temporary Administration for the management of the Sberbank of Abkhazia (OJSC) has ceased.
An article was published in the main numismatic publication of France “Monnaie Magazine”. The article is in French and it is about the commemorative coins of the Republic of Abkhazia. The title of the article is “Les Pièces Commémoratives de la République d’Abkhazie”.
On February 28, 2018, on the Bank Worker’s Day, the National Bank of the Republic of Abkhazia and the Union of Journalists of Abkhazia signed the regulations of a joint creative competition for the best coverage of the banking activities in the media.
In a specialised magazine on coins and the monetary market “Zolotoy Chervonez” No. 41 (4), an article was published which was dedicated to a commemorative coin of Abkhazia “The New Athos Monastery”.
The article offers a detailed account of the history of the Orthodox Church of Abkhazia which provides wide opportunities for the popularisation of the numismatics in the state.
In an interview to a correspondent from Sputnik Abkhazia, Head of the temporary administration of the Sberbank of Abkhazia David Salia said that the Sberbank of Abkhazia is gradually emerging from crisis and that the financial tension has been removed.