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Mexico - Bank of Mexico - http://www.banxico.org.mx/
Monetary and exchange-rate policies, numismatic information and quarterly inflation reports.

Czech National Bank - http://www.cnb.cz/
Legal function, monetary policy, banking supervision, payment systems, and economic and financial statistics.

Russia - Bank of Russia - http://www.cbr.ru/
History, balance sheet, press notices, and data release calendar.

Nigeria - Central Bank of Nigeria - http://www.cenbank.org/
Includes a history of Nigerian monetary policy and of Nigeria's foreign exchange market, press releases, and statistics on government finances and on the economy.

India - Reserve Bank of India - http://www.rbi.org.in/
Information about monetary policy and operations, issues of government securities, financial and economic statistics, and the RBI museum.

Australia - Reserve Bank of Australia - http://www.rba.gov.au/
Monetary policy statements, economic statistics, description of the payment system, information on banknotes, and other publications and research.

Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey - http://www.tcmb.gov.tr/
History, structure, governing law, and financial and statistical data delivery system.

Thailand - Central Bank of Thailand - http://www.bot.or.th/
Decisions of the Monetary Policy Committee, guide to financial investment in Thailand, debt issuance announcements, payment systems, banknotes, and details of assistance to priority economic sectors.

Venezuela - Banco Central de Venezuela - http://www.bcv.org.ve/
Has some press releases and financial statements in English, and more content in Spanish.

Latvia - Bank of Latvia - http://www.bank.lv/
About the bank, its monetary policy, payment systems, laws, a history of Latvian money and balance sheets of credit institutions.

Indonesia - Bank Indonesia - http://www.bi.go.id/
Press releases, regulations including exchange controls, and monetary, economic and banking indicators.

Poland - National Bank of Poland - http://www.nbp.pl/
Structure, governing legislation, economic statistics, and a list of banks in Poland.

Malaysia - Bank Negara Malaysia - http://www.bnm.gov.my/
Exchange controls, national data summary, press notices and a summary of Malaysian financial system.

Brazil - Central Bank of Brasil - http://www.bcb.gov.br/
Inflation reports, regulations, economic and statistical information, payment system, and history.

Pakistan - State Bank of Pakistan - http://www.sbp.org.pk/
IMF agreements, operation of monetary policy, Act and Charter.

China - State Administration of Foreign Exchange - http://www.safe.gov.cn/
Press notices from mainland China's FX management agent.

Japan - Bank of Japan - http://www.boj.or.jp/
Monetary policy meetings and minutes, speeches, research papers, statistical releases, quarterly bulletin, and sources of changes in account balances at the BoJ.

Canada - Bank of Canada - http://www.bankofcanada.ca/
Press notices, economic information, explanation of inflation target and market operations, careers and economic research.

Argentina - Central Bank of the Argentine Republic - http://www.bcra.gov.ar/
Mission statement, and list of financial institutions.

Bermuda Monetary Authority - http://www.bma.bm
List of institutions, links, collectors notes and coins; about Bermuda, and how to form a Bermudan entity.

Croatian National Bank - http://www.hnb.hr/
List of banks, policy tools, regulations and legislation, economic and financial statistics, and information on coins and banknotes.

Sweden - Riksbanken - http://www.riksbank.com/
Economic and financial data for Sweden, FX reserves, and information on government debt.

New Zealand - Reserve Bank of New Zealand - http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/
Monetary policy, statistics, the banking system and New Zealand's unusual method of supervision, payment systems, RBNZ research papers and about the new series of polymer banknotes.

Chile - Central Bank of Chile - http://www.bcentral.cl/
Origin and history and policy objectives.

Swiss National Bank - http://www.snb.ch/
General remarks on price stability and relevance of LIBOR to monetary policy, rules on monetary-policy repo tenders, schedule of forthcoming speeches, data and statistics.

Hungary - National Bank of Hungary - http://www.mnb.hu/
Financial information including the history of the composition of the currency basket and its relationship to the forint, economic statistics, and legislative information.

Bulgarian National Bank - http://www.bnb.bg/
List of banks, money-supply statistics, and legal framework.

South Korea - Bank of Korea - http://www.bok.or.kr/
Economic releases, FX system, chemical composition of coins, and a brief history of the Korean financial system.

Slovakia - National Bank of Slovakia - http://www.nbs.sk/
Annual Report, monetary and macroeconomic information, banking information, legislation and the Museum of Coins and Medals.

Tunisia - Central Bank of Tunisia - http://www.bct.gov.tn/
Currency museum, history of credit ratings, and steps towards full convertibility of the currency.

Ukraine - National Bank of Ukraine - http://www.bank.gov.ua/
Law, financial statements, spheres of activity, and pictures of the banknotes.

Armenia - Central Bank of Armenia - http://www.cba.am
About Armenia and the Central Bank, list of financial institutions, and money-supply statistics.

Kazakhstan - National Bank of Kazakhstan - http://www.nationalbank.kz/
Brief explanation of monetary policy, banknotes and coins, and daily FX quotations.

Singapore - Monetary Authority of Singapore - http://www.mas.gov.sg/
Directory of financial institutions, statutes and regulations, the "data room" of monetary information, and a licensing guide.

Azerbaijan - National Bank of Azerbaijan Republic - http://www.nba.az/
History of policy rates and T-bill issuance, spot FX rates, the bank's internal structure, and addresses of regional offices.

Denmark - Nationalbank - http://www.nationalbanken.dk/
Explanation of monetary policy, the discount rate and CIBOR, notes and coins, bank, mortgage and capital-market statistics, and information on government debt.

Bahrain Monetary Agency - http://www.bma.gov.bh/
List of financial institutions, rules and regulations, money and banking statistics, annual report and quarterly bulletin.

Guatemala - Bank of Guatemala - http://www.banguat.gob.gt/
Economic information and statistics and contact information.

Belarus - National Bank of the Republic of Belarus - http://www.nbrb.by/
Background, monetary policy guidelines, and list of banks (both open and closed).

Egypt - Central Bank of Egypt - http://www.cbe.org.eg/
Current FX rates, history of Egyptian money, and the latest annual report and quarterly economic review.

Philippines - Central Bank of the Philippines - http://www.bsp.gov.ph/
Objectives, functions, calendar of economic releases, and a list of answers to FAQs about the peso's depreciation.

Kenya - Central Bank of Kenya - http://www.centralbank.go.ke/
Includes a weekly bulletin describing financial conditions.

Yemen - Central Bank of Yemen - http://www.centralbank.gov.ye/
Function and structure, branches, pictures of currency, balance sheet and FX rates.

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency - http://www.sama.gov.sa/
Currency museum, stock quotations and press releases.

Iraq - Central Bank of Iraq - http://www.cbiraq.org/
Includes information on the daily dollar auctions, the governor, and the rebuilding of Iraq's financial architecture.

China - People's Bank of China - http://www.pbc.gov.cn/english/
Speeches, statistics, rules and regulations for and supervision of financial institutions.

Macedonia - National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia - http://www.nbrm.gov.mk/
Monetary policy mechanism, payment system, and exchange-control rules.

Bahamas - Central Bank of The Bahamas - http://www.centralbankbahamas.com/
Brief summary of monetary policy, foreign exchange regime and regulatory environment.

Lithuania - Bank of Lithuania - http://www.lb.lt/
Publications, balance sheets of credit institutions, banknotes, and an explanation of the change in the currency peg from USD to EUR at the start of February 2002.

Georgia - National Bank of Georgia - http://www.nbg.gov.ge
Monetary policy and FX regime, acution details, the payment system, and restrictions on the export of currency.

Iceland - Central Bank of Iceland - http://www.sedlabanki.is/
Official reserves, report on inflation target, annual reports, the 2001 Act of the Central Bank of Iceland, and historical data for REIBID and REIBOR.

Colombia - Bank of the Republic - http://www.banrep.gov.co/
History, economic statistics, inflation and exchange rate reports, banking operations and regulations, and gold museum.

Qatar Central Bank - http://www.qcb.gov.qa/
Structure, law and descriptions of banks.

Peru - Central Reserve Bank of Peru - http://www.bcrp.gob.pe/
Monetary operations, periodic and special reports, and facts about the BCRP.

Taiwan - Central Bank of China - http://www.cbc.gov.tw/
FX statistics, financial institutions, government bond and treasury bill auctions (excel format), monetary policy announcements, and information about new banknotes and coins.

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority - http://www.cimoney.com.ky/
Investment services, requirements for creating a bank or insurance company, history of the currency (including the monetary divorce from Jamaica), and economic statistics.

Tanzania - Bank of Tanzania - http://www.bot-tz.org/
Debt buyback information, list of registered banks and supervision regulations, payment system, bond bill auction details and application forms, and the Bank of Tanzania Training Institute.

Serbia - National Bank of Serbia - http://www.nbs.yu/
Formerly the National Bank of Yugoslavia, site has history and organization, regulations, monetary policy, the banking system, and how to form a bank.

Nicaragua - Banco Central de Nicaragua - http://www.bcn.gob.ni/
With annual reports and bulletins of the Central Bank of Nicaragua, statistics, and economic indicators. Current information in Spanish, most documents available in English.

Uganda - Bank of Uganda - http://www.bou.or.ug/
Staff papers, annual reports, occasional reports on the state of the economy, and information about the BoU's various credit programs.

Hong Kong Monetary Authority - http://www.info.gov.hk/hkma/
Workings of its currency board, banking policy and supervision, debt market developments, HIBOR fixings and press releases.

Libya - Central Bank of Libya - http://cbl.gov.ly/
The monetary authority in the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Includes some recent laws, a brief history, and more content in Arabic.

Solomon Islands - Central Bank of Solomon Islands - http://www.cbsi.com.sb/
Annual and quarterly reports, monthly economic bulletins, Currency collectibles, and tenders of Solomon Islands Government Treasury Bills.

Lebanon - Central Bank of Lebanon - http://www.bdl.gov.lb/
Economic and financial data, exchange and payments systems, the history of the Lebanese pound, and information on the banking and financial sectors.

Rwanda - National Bank of Rwanda - http://www.bnr.rw/
Information on bank supervision and monetary policy in English and French.

Jordan - Central Bank of Jordan - http://www.cbj.gov.jo/
Law and organization structure.

Nepal Rastra Bank - http://www.nrb.org.np/
Quarterly economic bulletin, basic economic indicators, information about the rural self-reliance fund and a history of Nepalese capital markets.

Laos - Bank of the Lao P.D.R. - http://www.bol.gov.la/
Includes current FX prices and information on the currency and legislation.

Ghana - Bank of Ghana - http://www.bog.gov.gh/
History of the bank and contact information.

Palestinian Monetary Authority - http://www.pma-palestine.org/
List of banks, statistical bulletins, and information about the intended future issuance of a Palestinian monetary unit.

Estonia - Bank of Estonia - http://www.bankofestonia.info/
Daily FX fixings, monetary policy framework, Estonian banking system, Estonian banknotes and coins, and papers on the EU accession process.

Tajikistan - National Bank of Tajikistan - http://www.nbt.tj/
Banking and payments news in English, Russian and Tajik.

Trinidad and Tobago - Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago - http://www.central-bank.org.tt/
Economic commentary and outlook, monetary statistics, and daily inter-bank interest rates.

Oman - Central Bank of Oman - http://www.cbo-oman.org/
About the bank and contact information, monthly and quarterly bulletins, and information about commemorative coins.

Netherlands Antilles - Central Bank Netherlands Antilles - http://www.centralbank.an/
Lists of financial institutions, rules applicable to them, quarterly bulletins and annual reports, and Dutch-language job vacancies.

Kyrgyzstan - National Bank of Kyrgyz Republic - http://www.nbkr.kg/
Legal staus, foreign exchange laws and monetary policy.

El Salvador - Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador - http://www.bcr.gob.sv/
Structure of the financial system, monthly statistical bulletin, and mission statement.

Zambia - Bank of Zambia - http://www.boz.zm/
Economic and financial data, BoZ publications and press releases.

Albania - Bank of Albania - http://www.bankofalbania.org/
Minutes of the meetings of the Supervisory Council.

Belize - Central Bank of Belize - http://www.centralbank.org.bz/
About the bank's mission and organizational structure, and some economic information.

Lesotho - Central Bank of Lesotho - http://www.centralbank.org.ls/
Rural finance and credit scheme, central bank acts and exchange control orders.

Ethiopia - National Bank of Ethiopia - http://www.nbe.gov.et/
History of financial Institutions in Ethiopia; about the Ethiopian Institute of Banking and Insurance (EIBI); and results of weekly auctions of foreign exchange.

Barbados - Central Bank of Barbados - http://www.centralbank.org.bb
About the bank, Barbados links, and monetary policy.

Bangladesh Bank - http://www.bangladesh-bank.org/
Also known as the "Central Bank of Bangladesh". About the financial system, the convertibility of Taka, and economic and statistical data about the economy.

Morocco - Bank Al-Maghrib - http://www.bkam.ma/
Annual report and monetary statistics.

Iran - Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran - http://www.cbi.ir/
With information about the currency, the bank, and governing legislation.

Zimbabwe - Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe - http://www.rbz.co.zw/
FX in and outflows, supervision and surveillance annual reports, and monthly audited accounts.

Jamaica - Bank of Jamaica - http://www.boj.org.jm/
Statistical digest, quarterly monetary policy report, and balance sheet.

United Arab Emirates - Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates - http://www.centralbank.ae
Organisation, and brief comments on the state of the economy and the tools it uses.

Aruba - Central Bank of Aruba - http://www.cbaruba.org/
History, legislation and decrees, and economic statistics.

Namibia - Bank of Namibia - http://www.bon.com.na/
Balance sheet, payment system, exchange control rules, and announcements of auctions of government debt.

Macau - Monetary Authority of Macau - http://www.amcm.gov.mo/
History, goals, structure, regulatory orders for banking and insurance, economic statistics and a list of commemorative coins.

Sri Lanka - Central Bank of Sri Lanka - http://www.cbsl.lk/
Daily SLIBOR and exchange rates, monthly bulletin and prices at open market operations.

Mauritius - Bank of Mauritius - http://bom.intnet.mu/
List of commercial banks and application forms for T-Bill purchases.

Suriname - Centrale Bank van Suriname - http://www.cbvs.sr/
With pictures of items in the collection of The Numismatic Museum of the Centrale Bank van Suriname.

Mozambique - Bank of Mozambique - http://www.bancomoc.mz/
History, financial and credit statistics, and MAIBOR rates.

Papua New Guinea - Bank of Papua New Guinea - http://www.bankpng.gov.pg/
Explanation of the objectives and implementation of monetary policy, the rules of exchange controls, and the operation of the government securities market.

Fiji - Reserve Bank of Fiji - http://www.reservebank.gov.fj/
Working papers, regulatory framework, currency collectables, and a webcam giving the best view from any central bank.

Samoa - Central Bank of Samoa - http://www.cbs.gov.ws/
Mission, annual reports and monetary surveys, and speeches.

Guyana - Bank of Guyana - http://www.bankofguyana.org.gy/
Banking, financial-sector and economic statistics, legal tender, legal and regulatory framework, press releases and contact information.

Seychelles - Central Bank of Seychelles - http://www.cbs.sc/
History, exchange rate system and peg weights, economic statistics, quarterly review and annual report.

Mongolia - Bank of Mongolia - http://www.mongolbank.mn/
Monthly bulletins, banking law, monetary statistics, history and banknotes.

East Timor - Banking and Payments Authority of Timor-Leste - http://www.bancocentral.tl/
Includes the balance sheet of the Autoridade Bancária e de Pagamentos de Timor-Leste.

Bhutan - Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan - http://www.rma.org.bt/
Describes the RMA's legal status, roles, and has the text of relevant laws.

Sierra Leone - Bank of Sierra Leone - http://www.bankofsierraleone-centralbank.org/
Includes banking guidelines for diamond exporters.

Cuba - Banco Central de Cuba - http://www.bc.gov.cu/
Comments on monetary policy, on bank supervision, and on the BCC's moves towards a gross real-time settlement system.

Bosnia - Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina - http://www.cbbh.ba/
Legislative structure, history, directories of banks and other associations, notes and coins, and statistical reports.

Maldives Monetary Authority - http://www.mma.gov.mv/
Includes copies of the Quarterly Economic Bulletin.

Liberia - Central Bank of Liberia - http://www.cbl.org.lr/
Includes information on the check-clearing system.

Trans-Dniester Republican Bank - http://www.cbpmr.net/
History and press releases.

Malawi - Reserve Bank of Malawi - http://www.rbm.mw/
The publications including the minutes of the MPC meetings.

Northern Cyprus - Central Bank of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - http://www.kktcmb.trnc.net/
Includes some of the main banking regulations and a list of banks.

Brunei Currency Board - http://www.finance.gov.bn/bcb/bcb_index.htm
History, legislation, and currency statistics.

Afghanistan - Da Afghanistan Bank - http://www.centralbank.gov.af/
With legal and other information about Afghanistan's central bank.

Somaliland - Bank of Somaliland - http://www.somalilandgov.com/bank.htm
Also known as Baanka Somaliland; site has a list of departments, branches and directors.

Vanuatu - Reserve Bank of Vanuatu - http://www.rbv.gov.vu/
Includes a brief history, pictures of commemorative coins and information about the regulation of financial services.

Tonga - National Reserve Bank of Tonga - http://www.reservebank.to/
With information on the law, bank supervision, government bonds, currency and numismatics.

Swaziland - Central Bank of Swaziland - http://www.centralbank.org.sz/
With an explanation of the central bank's mission, monetary surveys back to 1980, and bill tenders.

Andorra - Institut Nacional Andorrà de Finances - http://www.inaf.ad/
With information on the Andorran financial system in English, Spanish, French and Catalan.

Faroe Islands - Governmental Bank of the Faroe Islands - http://landsbank.fo/
Accounts, external reserves, and information about the Faroe Islands economy.

Sudan - Bank of Sudan - http://www.cbos.gov.sd/
Economic indicators, spot FX, annual reports and contact details.

Kuwait - Central Bank of Kuwait - http://www.cbk.gov.kw/
Purpose, exchange-rate policy, and monetary statistics.

South African Reserve Bank - http://www.reservebank.co.za
Bank supervision acts and regulations, money-market operations, statement of policy on forward FX trading, press releases, monetary-policy statements, and about the South African Reserve Bank College.

Romania - National Bank of Romania - http://www.bnro.ro/
Museum, economic and financial statistics, press releases, banking licenses and regulations.

Israel - Bank of Israel - http://www.bankisrael.gov.il/
Semi-annual inflation reports, government bond auctions, and announcements relating to banking supervision.

Botswana - Bank of Botswana - http://www.bankofbotswana.bw/
Legislation, speeches, a list of financial institutions, and information on Pula-denominated government bonds.

Moldova - National Bank of Moldova - http://www.bnm.org/
Summary of the workings of the domestic debt market.

Gambia - Central Bank of The Gambia - http://www.cbg.gm/
With information on foreign exchange, government securities, and the structure of the financial system.

United Kingdom - Bank of England - http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/
The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street. Site has publications including the semi-annual Practical Issues Arising From the Euro, minutes of monthly monetary-policy meetings, weekly Bank Return, and other press releases.

Norway - Norges Bank - http://www.norges-bank.no/
Press releases on monetary policy and related matters, and a detailed section on the Government Petroleum Fund, managed by a separate unit within Norges Bank called Norges Bank Investment Management.

 

 

 

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