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Here you find bulletins and surveys of the Deutsche Bundesbank and the European Central Bank.

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Third study of the utilisation of cash and cashless payment instruments

The information contained in the study is of interest to all market participants affected by the payment behaviour of private individuals, most notably retailers, credit institutions, card issuers and, last but not least, the Deutsche Bundesbank …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management
532 KB, PDF

International Cash Conference 2014

At the International Cash Conference in September 2014 papers on a variety of topics were presented and discussed. Costs and benefits of cash and cashless payment instruments, the role of cash in financial crises as well as the payment behavior were …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management

Study commissioned by the Deutsche Bundesbank, 2014

This paper analyses cash and cashless payment instruments in Germany. After a description of developments in a national and international context, we will compile a critical overview of iterature on cost calculations and on the importance of payments …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management, Payment Transactions

An empirical study of the utilisation of cash and cashless payment instruments

Has payment behaviour in Germany changed in recent years and, if so, how? This is the question posed in this study, which is based on survey data gathered in the autumn of 2011 in a repeat of the survey on payment behaviour first carried out in 2008. …
Bulletin, Survey | Bundesbank

International Cash Conference 2012

The conference volume comprises a wide range of multifaceted papers addressing different aspects of cash, that were presented and discussed at the International Cash Conference in February 2012.
Bulletin, Survey

An empirical study of the cash withdrawal behaviour of the German population at ATMs and bank counters in Germany

The Bundesbank study on payment behaviour in Germany, which was published in 2009, showed that cash continues to be an extremely popular method of payment and that no significant changes in payment behaviour in Germany are expected in the short to …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management
351 KB, PDF

An empirical study of the selection and utilisation of payment instruments in the Federal Republic of Germany

Cash continues to be consumers’ preferred payment method. Nonetheless, the turnover share of cash transactions in the German retail trade has been slowly but continually falling for years. Having said that, the proportionate fall is balanced out by …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management
686 KB, PDF


In 2002 the Federal Ministry of Finance asked the Deutsche Bundesbank to present a study on currency requirements in Germany. This study is intended to contain a macroeconomic analysis of the quantitative development of cash, as well as qualitative …
Bulletin, Survey | Cash management
55 KB, PDF

Some points to consider for economic policy in Germany

The German economy is suffering from a crisis of confidence. After two years of virtual stagnation, only marginal growth is expected in 2003.
Bulletin, Survey | Bundesbank
58 KB, PDF
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