INFORMATION ABOUT BANKS & CENTRAL BANKS WORLDWIDE
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CENTRAL BANKS WORLDWIDE
Central Bank – Name / Current Interest Rate / Country
|Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA)
The Central Bank of Argentina, also known as the “BCRA”, was established on May 28th, 1935.
|Central Bank of Aruba (CBA)
The Central Bank of Aruba (the Bank) started its operations on January 1, 1986.
|Central Bank of The Bahamas
The Central Bank of The Bahamas was established on 1st June 1974.
|Central Bank of Barbados (CBB)
The Central Bank of Barbados is not a commercial bank and therefore does not offer banking services to the public.
|Central Bank of Belize
The Central Bank of Belize was established on 1st January 1982.
|Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA)
The Bermuda Monetary Authority is responsible for the licensing of banks, deposit companies and investment businesses.
|The Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB)
The bank was established on July 1, 1929.
|Banco Central Do Brazil (BCB)
The Central Bank of Brazil was established on 31st December 1964.
|Banco Central Do Chile
The Central Bank of Chile was created by decree law No. 486, 21 August 1925.
|Central Bank of Costa Rica
The Central Bank of Costa Rica is in charge of establishing banking policy. SUGEF (the General Supervisory Agency of Finance).
|Central Bank of the Dominican
The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic was created on October 9th, 1947.
|Zentralbank Ecuadors (BCE)
The Central Bank of Ecuador, founded as a private bank in 1927.
|Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador
The Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador controls the currency rate and regulates certain economic activities within El Salvador.
|Banco De Guatemala
The Bank of Guatemala was created in 1945.
|Bank of Guyana (BOG)
The Bank of Guyana was established by virtue of the Bank of Guyana Ordinance November 23 of 1965.
|Haiti National Bank (BRH)
The Haiti national bank was founded after the independence of Haiti from France.
|Banco Central De Honduras (BCH)
By tradition, the Central Bank of Honduras has been a leader and pioneer institution within the governmental sector.
|Bank of Jamaica
The Bank of Jamaica is located in Kingston. It was established by the Bank of Jamaica Act 1960 and was opened on May 1st 1961.
|The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA)
Is the primary financial services regulator of the Cayman Islands.
|Bank of Canada (BOC)
It was established 1934.
|Bank of Cape Verde
It is located in the national capital of Praia on Santiago in Cape Verde. The government established it in 1975.
|Bank of the Republic
Its main functions are detailed by the Congress according to 1992.
|Banco Central de Cuba (BCC)
May 28, 1997
|Banco de Mexico (BdeM)
Established September 1925.
|Banco Central Bank de Nicaragua
Established in 1961.
|Zentralbank der Netherlands Antills
The Bank’s most important objectives are to maintain the external stability of the Netherlands Antillean guilder (NAf.)
|National Bank of Panama
The National Bank of Panama is one out two government owned banks in Panama.
|Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP)
Its headquarters are in Asunción.
|Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCRP)
It was established on 9th March 1922.
|Central Bank of Suriname (CBvS)
It was established on 1st April 1957.
|Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
Established by an Act of Parliament on December 12, 1964.
|3,5%||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Federal Reserve (FED)
1913 Federal Reserve Act
|Banco Central de Uruguay (BCU)
|Banco Central de Venezuela (BCV)
Central Banks Worldwide
|The Bank of Albania (BoA)
Is the only institution in the Republic of Albania responsible for designing, compiling, approving and implementing the monetary policy.
|National Bank of Belgium (NBB)
Since 1850, and is a member of the European System of Central Banks.
|Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBH)
Established in accordance with the Law adopted at the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 20 June 1997.
|0%||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB)
One of the oldest central banks in the world, established on 25 January 1879.
|Die Deutsche Bundesbank
Part of the European System (ESZB).
It is a non-eurozone member of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).
Is the central bank of the Republic of Estonia that operates the Estonian monetary system.
|Die Europäische Zentralbank (EZB)
One of the most important central banks in the world. Holds 19 member countries inside the Eurozone.
|Bank of Finland
National monetary authority and member of the European System of central banks and the Eurosystem.
|Banque de France
Works tight with the (EZB) European Central Bank connected.
|Bank of Greece
Located in Athens (Venizelos Avenue) and founded in 1927. Its operations started officially in 1928.
|The Central Bank and Financial Services (CBFSAI)
Authority of Ireland is the financial services regulator of Ireland and historically the central bank.
|Central Bank of Iceland
Owned by the Icelandic state but under separate administration.
|Bank of Italy
Part of the european system (ESZB).
|Croatian National Bank (CNB)
The National Bank was established by the Constitution of Croatia.
|National Bank of Latvia
It is one of the key public institutions and carries out economic functions as prescribed by law.
|Bank of Lithuania
Its principal objective is to maintain price stability.
|The Banque centrale du Luxembourg (BCL)
Was founded by the laws of 22 April 1998 and 23 December 1998. The BCL was set up at the same time as the European Central Bank.
|The Central Bank of Malta
Was established by the Central Bank of Malta Act on 17 April 1968. On 1 May 2004 the Bank joined the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).
|National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia (NBRM)
|The National Bank of Moldova (BNM)
|De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
Member of the european system (ESZB).
The Bank shall promote economic stability in Norway.
|Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP)
|The Banco de Portugal
Integral part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) operates in an international and, mostly, European environment marked.
|The National Bank of Romania (NBR)
NBR is an independent public institution, with its headquarters in Bucharest.
|Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR)
|The Central Bank of the Republic of San Marino (BCSM)
|Sveriges Riksbank (Riksbank)
|Die Schweizer Nationalbank (SNB)
Responsible for monetary poliy.
|National Bank of Serbia (NBS)
Its main responsibilities are the protection of price stability and maintenance of financial stability.
|Národna banka Slovenska (NBS)
A member of the Eurosystem. The NBS together with other central banks and the European Central Bank
|The Bank of Slovenia
It was established on 25 June 1991 by the adoption of the Bank of Slovenia Act (BoSA).
|Banko De Espana (BDE)
Established in 1782 from Karl III.
|The Czech National Bank (CNB)
Supervisor of the Czech financial market.
|Turkey Central Bank (CBRT)
|National Bank of Ukraine (NBU)
|The Hungarian National Bank (MNB)
The principal aim of the bank is to retain price stability.
|Bank of England (BOE)
Central bank for the United Kingdom.
|The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Located in the capital city, Minsk. The bank was created in 1922.
|The Central Bank of Cyprus
Established in 1963, shortly after Cyprus gained its independence.
|Die Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)
Part of the european system.
Central Banks Worldwide
ASIA / PACIFIC
|Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB)
It regulates all the banking and money handling operations in Afghanistan.
|(CBA) The Central Bank of Armenia
|(NBA) The Central Bank of Azerbaijan
|(RBA)Die Reserve Bank of Australia
Established 14. Januar 1960
Established as a body corporate vide the Bangladesh Bank Order, 1972
|The Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA)
Established under the Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan Act.
|Brunei Currency and Monetary Board Central Bank (BCMB)
Established on 1st February 2004, was formally known as Brunei Currency Board (BCB)
|People’s Bank of China (PBOC)
|The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF)
The responsibilities of the FRB include issue of currency, control of money.
|The National Bank of Georgia (NBG)
Its status is defined by the Constitution of Georgia.
|Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
Established 1. April 1993.
|Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Established 1. April 1935.
|Bank Indonesia (BI)
Established 1. Juli 1953.
|Bank of Japan (BOJ)
|The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)
Located in Phnom Penh, is the central bank of Cambodia.
|The National Bank
|Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic (NBKR)
|The Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM)
Established December 1999
|Central Bank of Malaysia (BNM)
Established on 26 January 1959.
|(MMA) The Maldives Monetary Authority
Established on 1st July 1981.
|The Bank of Mongolia
|(CBM) The Central Bank of Myanmar
It was established under the Central Bank of Myanmar Law in 1990.
|Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB)
Established in 1956.
|Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ)
|The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
|Bank of Papua New Guinea
|7%||Papua New Guinea|
|(BSP)The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
It was established on 3 July 1993.
|Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)
Established in February 1983 under the Central Bank of Solomon Islands Act 1976 which was amended in 1985.
|The Central Bank of Samoa (CBS)
Is the nation’s reserve bank and, as such, it acts as banker to the Government and the commercial banks.
|The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
It was set up in 1971 to oversee various monetary functions associated with banking as well as…
|The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL)
It was established in 1950, two years after independence.
|Bank Of Korea (BOK)
|The National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT)
|Central Bank of China (Taiwan)
|The Bank of Thailand (BOT)
Was first set up as the Thai National Banking Bureau. Established 1942.
|The National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT)
|The Central Bank of Turkmenistan
It is located 2 kilometres south of the centre of Ashgabat and is operated by the government. It…
|The Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan (CBU)
For the performance of assigned tasks it creates the appropriate services.
|The Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV)
Vanuatu achieved its political independence from Great Britain and France on July 30, 1980.
|The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)
Central Banks Worldwide
|Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB)
|Central Bank of Iraq (CBI)
Maintain domestic price stability, and foster a stable competitive market based financial system.
|BANK MARKAZI JOMHOURI ISLAMI IRAN (CBI)
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) was established in 1960.
|Bank of Israel (BOI)
Founded on August 24, 1954, when the Knesset passed the Bank of Israel Act.
|Bank of Yemen
Was established in 1971.
|The Central Bank of Jordan’s (CBJ)
|The Qatar Central Bank (QCB)
Founded in 1971 when that country separated from the United Arab Emirates.
|Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK)
Established in 1969 with a mission to lay the foundations and maintain a flexible and stable monetary financial system.
|Banque du Liban (BDL)
Is the central bank of Lebanon. It was established on August 1, 1963 and became fully operational on April 1, 1964.
|Central Bank of Oman (CBO)
|Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA)
|Central Bank of Syria (CBOS)
Established in 1953.
|United Arab Emirates (CBUAE)
Established 11. Dezember 1980
|1,75%||United Arab Emirates|
|Central Bank of Egypt (CBE)
The CBE Regulates banks and the banking system.
Central Banks Worldwide
|Bank of Algeria
Mission is to maintain in the field of currency, credit and foreign exchange, the conditions most conducive.
|National Bank of Angola (BNA)
Established in 1926.
|Bank of Botswana (BoB)
|Bank of the Republic of Burundi (BRB)
The bank was established in 1966 and its offices are in Bujumbura.
|0%||Republic of Burundi|
|Central Bank of the Congo
he bank’s main offices are on Boulevard Colonel Tshatshi in La Gombe.
|14,00%||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Central Bank of Djibouti
The bank is responsible for managing the currency of Djibouti.
|Bank of Eritrea
The bank is located in Asmara, the capital.
|Bank of The Gambia (CBG)
As a central bank, CBG is responsible for providing banking services to the Gambian government.
|Bank of Ghana (BOG)
|Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea (BCRG)
The bank is located in the capital city of Conakry.
|4,25%||Republic of Guinea|
|Central Bank of Kenya (CBK)
Established in 1966 through the Central Bank of Kenya Act of 1966.
|Central Bank of the Comoros (BCC)
|Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL)
Established 1978 under the Lesotho Monetary Authority Act.
|Central Bank of Liberia (CBL)
Established on October 18, 1999 by an Act of the National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia.
|Central Bank of Libya (CBL)
100% state owned and represents the monetary authority.
|Central Bank of Madagascar is the central bank of Madagascar (BCM)
The bank’s mission is to, in collaboration with the general government, and in observation of the laws.
|The Reserve Bank of Malaw (RBM)
Established under an Act of Parliament in July 1964 and started its operations in June, 1965 in Blantyre.
|Bank Al-Maghrib (BKAM)
Central bank of the Kingdom of Morocco. It was founded in 1959, and is based in Rabat.
|Central Bank of Mauritania (BCM)
The bank is located in Nouakchott.
|Bank of Mauritius (BOM)
Standing at the centre of the Mauritian financial system.
|1,85%||Republic of Mauritius|
|Bank of Mozambique
The bank does not function as a commercial bank, and has the responsibility of governing the monetary policies.
|Bank of Namibia (BON)
Established in 1993 to replace the never opened Namibia Reserve Bank. The Bank of Namibia is the only institution that is permitted.
|Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
|National Bank of Rwanda (NBR)
The bank was founded in 1964.
|Bank of Zambia (BOZ)
Established to take over from the Bank of Northern Rhodesia on the 7th of August,1964.
|Central Bank of Seychelles (CBS)
Since 2004 the Bank operates as an autonomous institution.
|Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL)
The bank formulates and implements monetary policy, including foreign exchange.
|Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)
Established in March 1956.
|Central Bank of Somalia
Established on June 30, 1960
|Bank of Sudan
The bank was formed in 1960, four years after Sudan’s independence.
|Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS)
It was established in 1974 and is based in Mbabane.
|National Bank of São Tom
At independence in 1975
|South African Reserve Bank (SARB)
It was established in 1921 after Parliament passed an act, the “Currency and Bank Act of 10 August.
|Bank of Tanzania (BOT)
It is responsible for issuing the national currency, the Tanzanian shilling.
|Central Bank of Tunisia
Watching over the monetary policy.
|Central Bank of Uganda (BOU)
The Central Bank of Uganda is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda, but is not a government department.
|National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE)
Established in 1963.