As 2012 comes at an end, it is expected that the new currency notes and coins will be in circulation come 1st January 2013. However, there are number of things that should be noted so that members of the farming community are not caught unawares. These include the following key issues:
1. CHANGE OVER DATE
The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) has set 1st January 2013 as the time when the new note will be in circulation. The new currency becomes legal tender and will be issued from this date and shall accordingly be acceptable as a medium of exchange in the Republic of Zambia.