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Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea

 

Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea

The Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea (French: Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée, BCRG) is the central bank of Guinea. The bank is located in the capital city of Conakry.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Activities 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

History

The bank was established on 1 March 1960.[1] Ousmane Baldé was president of the bank in the 1960s before his execution in 1971. In 1972 President Touré took over governorship of the Bank, formally attaching it to the Presidency.[1]

Activities

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[2] during the 2011 Global Policy Forum held in Mexico.

See also

General:

References

  1. ^ a b Thomas O'Toole, Historical Dictionary of Guinea, Scarecrow Press, 1978, p. 8-9
  2. ^ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/maya-declaration-urges-financial-inclusion-for-worlds-unbanked-populations-130887928.html

External links

  • (French) Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea home page

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