De La Rue has today issued the following statement in response to the recent allegations that have appeared in the India press and media:
“De La Rue categorically refutes the defamatory and malicious allegations about its business published in Indian media. De La Rue is not supplying paper for printing of Indian currency and we are not associated with printing of currency in India at present in any form. De La Rue has received no notice nor are we aware that we are blacklisted in India.
De La Rue does not supply currency paper and is not printing currency for Pakistan and would never supply currency paper manufactured for one country to another.
De La Rue is the world’s leading commercial banknote printer supporting 140 countries. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange, is a founder member of the Banknote Ethics Initiative and operates to the highest ethical standards. De La Rue will take appropriate steps in India to protect its reputation as the trusted currency printer around the world”