Central Bank of Brazil
|Headquarters||Brasília, Federal District, Brazil|
|Established||December 31, 1964|
|Central bank of||Brazil|
BRL (ISO 4217)
The Central Bank is linked with the Ministry of the Economy. Like other central banks, the Brazilian central bank is the principal monetary authority of the country. It received this authority when it was founded by three different institutions: the Bureau of Currency and Credit (SUMOC), the Bank of Brazil (BB), and the National Treasury.
The bank is active in promoting financial inclusion policy and is a leading member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion. It is also one of the original 17 regulatory institutions to make specific national commitments to financial inclusion under the Maya Declaration. during the 2011 Global Policy Forum in Mexico.
The 10 most recent presidents of the bank have been:
- Ilan Goldfajn: 9 June 2016 – present
- Alexandre Tombini: 1 January 2011 – 9 June 2016
- Henrique Meirelles: 1 January 2003 – 31 December 2010
- Arminio Fraga: 4 March 1999 – 1 January 2003
- Gustavo Henrique de Barroso Franco: 20 August 1997 – 4 March 1999
- Gustavo Jorge Laboissière Loyola: 13 June 1995 – 20 August 1997
- Pérsio Arida: 11 January 1995 – 13 June 1995
- Gustavo Henrique de Barroso Franco: 31 December 1994 – 11 January 1995 (interim)
- Pedro Malan: 9 September 1993 – 31 December 1994
- Paulo César Ximenes: 26 March 1993 – 9 September 1993
- Global, IndraStra. "The Central Bank of Brazil Maintains Selic Rate at 6.5%". IndraStra. ISSN 2381-3652.
- "Banco Central do Brasil". www.bcb.gov.br. Retrieved 2018-06-23.
- Galeria de ex-presidentes do Banco Central do Brasil, BCB, Accessed 18 November 2018
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