Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten

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The building of the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles in 2010.

The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (Dutch: Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, previously the Bank of the Netherlands Antilles) is the central bank for the Netherlands Antillean guilder and administers the monetary policy of Curaçao and Sint Maarten. The bank dates to 1828 making it the oldest central bank in the Americas.[1]

Prior to the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles in October 2010, the bank was responsible for monetary policy throughout the Netherlands Antilles. When the BES islands became subject to the central bank of the Netherlands, its present name was adopted.

The bank is expected to replace the Netherlands Antillean guilder with the Caribbean guilder in the coming years.

There has been controverse around CBCS regarding corruption and nepotisme which has been documented in the file CBCS connection (CBCS connection).

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  1. ^ "In 175 years the Bank has evolved from a near dormant institution in the nineteenth century to a vibrant organization able to adapt to the ever changing financial world in the twenty-first century". centralbank.an. 2003-02-01. Archived from the original on 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2013-12-06.

Coordinates: 12°06′29″N 68°55′42″W / 12.1080°N 68.9284°W / 12.1080; -68.9284