National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
|National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Нацыянальны банк Рэспублікі Беларусь
Natsionalni bank Respubliki Belarus'
|Central bank of||Republic of Belarus|
The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (Belarusian: Нацыянальны банк Рэспублікі Беларусь) is the central bank of Belarus, located in the capital city, Minsk. The bank was created in 1922 under the name of "Belarusian Republican Bank" by the Soviet of People's Commissars of Beylorussia, but soon worked under the direction of the State Bank of the USSR. Undergoing reorganizations in 1959 and 1987, the bank appeared in its current form in 1990 after the passage of banking rules upon declaring independence from the Soviet Union.
Legal framework 
The bank's activities are regulated in the Banking code enacted in October 25, 2000. Article 25 of the Banking Code, provides that one of the main functions of the NBRB is to ensure efficient, reliable and safe functioning of the interbank settlement system, and prescribes procedures for cash and non-cash settlements in the Republic of Belarus.
Financial inclusion 
The Bank also made a Maya Declaration Commitment on 3 May 2013.
See also 
- Belarusian Ruble
- Economy of Belarus
- Economy of Europe
- List of central banks
- List of banks in Belarus
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