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Banque de France Bulletin

The Banque de France Bulletin covers a range of subjects monitored, handled or studied by central banks. It serves as an information tool for a broad readership and offers educational insights so that all readers can form their own opinions.
As of the March-April 2018 edition, the articles will be published on a staggered basis and then translated into English.

Previously, the Quarterly Selection of Articles was published every three months and included a selection of articles that had already appeared in French.


Publication Banque de France Bulletin n°220 : article 2
Use of cash in France: the payment method of choice for low-value purchases

This article exploits French data from a survey of cash usage in the euro area, which was published in 2017 on behalf of the European Central Bank (ECB). Cash is the preferred method of payment at the point of sale in the euro area, accounting for...

By Politronacci Emmanuelle, Moret Adeline, Bounie David, François Abel
  • Published on 01/11/2019
  • EN
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