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CENTRAL BANKS WORLDWIDE

        

Below you will find a list of World Central Banks. Central Banks control the money of an economy and make all the key decisions in the running of a country's banking and financial system.

We have broken this list alphabetically by country.

EUROPE

European Central Bank - ECB

This is the main bank which governs all banks within the EU. The website provides latest information and news, webcasts, educational resources, glossaries and much more. A very useful resource.

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Austria

Austrian National Bank - Oesterreichische Nationalbank

The English version of this website includes Press Releases in English. There is background information about the bank and their areas of responsibility.

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Belgium

National Bank of Belgium

This website is clearly laid out and provides plenty of information including latest related news. There are Themes such as Notes and Coins, Central Credit Register and many more topics.

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Bosnia

Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina

This website is filled with information and announcements, as well as currency, PR, Payment Systems and Cooperation with the EU.

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Bulgaria

Bulgarian National Bank

This website will provide information on Legal Framework, Notes and Coins, Statistics and much more.

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Croatia

Croatian National Bank

Here you will find background information, the Consumer Price Index, Regulations and Statistics.

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Cyprus

Central Bank of Cyprus

There is plenty of information on this website, including Cyprus Economy, Statistics, Monetary Policy and much more.

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Czech Republic

Czech National Bank

There is lots of useful tools on this website including Most Frequent Searches, Key Rates, Current Rates, and CNB Current Forecast.

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Denmark

National Bank of Denmark

This website has a full calendar and news, as well as a handy list of current rates so you can stay up to date.

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Estonia

Bank of Estonia - Eesti Pank

Here you will find lots of links including the Significance and Role of Eesti Pank, Legal Acts and Regulations and News by Email.

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Finland

Bank of Finland

The Finnish central bank's website provides latest news and updates, Publications, Statistics, Research and Monetary Policy.

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France

Banque de France

The Bank of France's website provides information on the European financial crisis and analysis and speeches from the Bank's authorities.

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Germany

Deutsche Bundesbank

This website provides plenty of useful information including questions about deposit protection, basic rate of interest, and Tasks and Organisation. A useful tool.

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Greece

Bank of Greece

This website provides research tools and Speeches, as well as Latest Information and a Library.

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Hungary

Magyar Nemzeti Bank

There is a Visitor Centre link to this page and information for students, journalists, investors, analysts and more.

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Iceland

Central Bank of Iceland

An interesting site, this provides Latest News, Inflation Charts, Interest Rates and Financial Stability as just some of the topics.

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Ireland

Central Bank & Financial Services Authority of Ireland

This website is very up to date with news, monthly statistics, financial market operations and much more.

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Italy

Bank of Italy

This is a useful sites for one of Europe's key economies. There are Services for the Public, Speeches, Treasury Services and more.

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Latvia

Bank of Latvia

This site is divided into various sections including areas for Media, Finance Professionals and Coin Collectors.

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Lithuania

Bank of Lithuania

There is a good amount of information on this site including Economy of Lithuania, Payments, Banknotes and Coins.

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Luxembourg

Central Bank of Luxembourg

Many of the features on this website are in French.

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Macedonia

National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia

There are Press Releases, Information on Currency, Exchange Rates all available here.

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Malta

Central Bank of Malta

There is latest news, Quarterly Review, Exchange Rates, Markets, Monetary Policy and more.

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Moldova

National Bank of Moldova

There is plenty of new information on this site and many links to Legislation, Publications, Monetary Policy and many more.

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Montenegro

Central Bank of Montenegro

This website is user-friendly and has plenty of useful information.

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The Netherlands

The Netherlands Bank

This website provides information on financial stability, safe and secure payments, interest rates and inflation and you can even listen to the page.

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Norway

Central Bank of Norway

This slick website provides plenty of information including the Bank's balance sheets.

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Poland

National Bank of Poland

This website lists topics such as Legislation, Payment System and Research.

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Portugal

Bank of Portugal

This website includes an updated list of events and Publications and Research material.

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Romania

National Bank of Romania

This website contains background information on the bank itself as well as information on the bank's policies.

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San Marino

Central Bank of the Republic of San Marino

This website does provide links in English but there are areas which will not translate to English.

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Serbia

National Bank of Serbia

This website has useful features such as Monetary Policy, Press Center [sic], Databases.

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Slovakia

National Bank of Slovakia

Here you will find links to Monetary Policy, Financial Market Supervision and more.

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Slovenia

Bank of Slovenia

Great features to this website include Financial Data and Special Topics.

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Spain

Bank of Spain

This website provides plenty of research material. Note there doesn't seem to be an English version of the site.

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Sweden

Sveriges Riksbank

There is lots of information here including Interest and Exchange Rates, Monetary Policy, Financial Stability and more.

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Switzerland

Swiss National Bank

This website regularly updated website provides plenty of information on all related topics.

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Turkey

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

This website is packed with press releases and highlights such as Balance of Payments Report.

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United Kingdom

Bank of England

This well-developed website is regularly updated with useful information including the current Bank Rate

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MIDDLE EAST

Bahrain

Central Bank of Bahrain

This website lists Press Releases and Monetary Policy, Banking Operations and Regulatory Functions as just some of the topics.

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Iran

The Central Bank of the Republic of Iran

This website provides an Economic Report and Balance Sheet, and plenty of other resources such as Annual Review, Exchange Rates and Economic Trends.

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Iraq

Central Bank of Iraq

An interesting website with Banking Laws, Financial Statements, and more.

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Jordan

Central Bank of Jordan

This website provides Latest News, background information, News, Laws and Regulations and more.

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Lebanon

Bank of Lebanon

This website provides information on Lebanese Banknote Security Features, Announcement, Money Supply and Treasury Bills.

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Kuwait

Central Bank of Kuwait

This website even has welcoming music and once you're in the full site you will find lots of information on the Bank and their objectives. There are plenty of topcis including Market Data and Latest News.

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Oman

Central Bank of Oman

This website provides all information you will require about Oman's financial system and rates.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

This website is regularly updated with the latest Currency Rate, News, Finance and Exchange Rates.

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United Arab Emirates

Central Bank of the UAE

This website gives you plenty of information on the Laws and Regulations of the UAE, Currency, Data Room, Currency and Events.

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Yemen

Central Bank of Yemen

This website offers live exchange rates, Bank News, Mission statement, Banking Laws and Reports.

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RUSSIA, ASIA AND FAR EAST

Armenia

Central Bank of Armenia

Despite taking a little time to load, this website does give plenty of background information and latest news is regularly updated.

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Bangladesh

Bangladesh Bank

Find out about related Economic Data, Financial System, Investment Facilities and Regulation on this website.

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China

The People's Bank of China

This website is divided into sections such as News, Speeches, Statistics and Regulations so topics are easy to find.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong Monetary Policy

This is packed with useful information and links, a useful resource tool.

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India

Reserve Bank of India

There are regularly updated features on this website such as Latest Press Releases, Current Rates and Market Trends.

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Indonesia

Bank of Indonesia

This website is easy to navigate and includes such topics as Media Room, Regulations, What's New and Press Release.

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Japan

Bank of Japan

This website is not as easy to navigate as some, but does include topics such as Navigating the Bank's Statistics and What's New.

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Kazakhstan

National Bank of Kazakhstan

Find such topics as Legislation, Site News, Currency and more on this site.

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Korea

Bank of Korea

This website provides information on the Financial System, FX and International Relations, Research Papers and Monetary Policy.

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Kyrgyzstan

National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic

This website is less modern than some, but does contain useful information and is regularly updated with news.

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Mongolia

Bank of Mongolia

This website provides plenty of information and has frequently updated press releases and related news.

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Nepal

Central Bank of Nepal

Here you will find information about Laws and Legislation, Policies and Guidelines and Latest News.

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Philippines

Bankgko Sentral ng Philipinas

This website contains lots of useful information and resource material.

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Russia

Central Bank of Russia

Find out about Latest News, Market Data, and Macroeconomics Indicators.

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Singapore

Monetary Authority of Singapore

This website provides plenty of related information.

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Sri Lanka

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

You can find topics such as Currency Management, Education, About the Bank and more on this site.

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Tajikistan

National Bank of Tajikistan

Here you will be able to access useful topics such as Statistics, Monetary Policy, Balance of Payments and News.

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AUSTRALASIA AND ISLANDS

Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia

This comprehensive website contains plenty of useful information including Rates and Statistics.

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Bahamas

Central Bank of the Bahamas

Find out about Markets, Monetary Policy and Statistics.

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Barbados

Central Bank of Barbados

You will find topics including Economic Data, Financial System, Regulatory Framework and more on this site.

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Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority

This comprehensive website provides plenty of useful information.

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Cuba

Central Bank of Cuba

There is much information available on this website, including Investigations, Financial Institutions, Legal Framework and Services.

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Dominican Republic

Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

This website contains many subject areas and topics and is a useful resource.

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Fiji

Reserve Bank of Fiji

There is plenty of information available on this website including latest press releases and news.

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Haiti

Central Bank of Haiti

Useful information including Monetary Policy, Publications, Macroeconomic Indicators. Note this website is in French only.

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Indonesia

Bank of Indonesia

This website is easy to navigate and includes such topics as Media Room, Regulations, What's New and Press Release.

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Jamaica

Bank of Jamaica

This website is filled with interesting information and frequently updated news items.

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Mauritius

Bank of Mauritius

This website takes a while to load but contains plenty of resource material.

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New Zealand

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

This website contains plenty of useful and clearly laid out information.

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Papua New Guinea

Bank of Papua New Guinea

There is plenty of material here including Financial System, Payment System and Financial Markets, with many subsections.

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Samoa

Central Bank of Samoa

This website contains News in PDF format, Press Releases, Currency and more.

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Seychelles

Central Bank of Seychelles

This site provides the Balance Sheet in PDF format, and many other useful tools and material.

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Soloman Islands

Central Bank of Soloman Islands

This website contains all related information and includes Currency Statistics and External Reserves.

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Tonga

National Reserve Bank of Tonga

There are Press Release Highlight, Banking Liquidity Data, Foreign Reserves Statistics and many more topics on this website.

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Trinidad and Tobago

Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago

Here you will be able to access all related research and News, About the Bank, Monetary Policy.

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Vanuatu

Reserve Bank of Vanuatu

Find topics such as Brief History, Regulatory Framework and News.

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AMERICAS

Argentina

Central Bank of Argentina

There are many research topics and useful information on this website.

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Belize

Central Bank of Belize

This website provides the Annual Report and a section dedicated to Research and Data.

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Brazil

Central Bank of Brazil

Here you will be able to access useful information including Inflation Targeting and the Bank's Fiscal Policy.

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Bolivia

Central Bank of Bolivia

This website includes many research areas. Note it does not appear to be available in English.

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Canada

Bank of Canada - Banque du Canada

This website is packed with useful information and you can access Monetary Policy, Museum, Media Room, Markets and more.

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Chile

Central Bank of Chile

Here you can view central bank policies for Chile, and find out about the history. You can also access the Monetary Policy Report and other useful documents.

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Colombia

Bank of the Republic

There are many links and tools on this website including Payment System, Monetary Policy and Board of Directors.

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Costa Rica

Central Bank of Costa Rica

This is a useful site but does not have an English option for non-Spanish speakers.

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Ecuador

Central Bank of Ecuador

This website has many resource material but is available in Spanish only.

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El Salvador

Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador

This website lists interest rates and other useful topics.

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Guatemala

Bank of Guatemala

This website has many subsections including bank Principal Laws, Research Documents and Monetary Policy.

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Honduras

Central Bank of Honduras

This website is headed by a message from the President of the Bank. There are also Statistics and Background information available.

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Mexico

Bank of Mexico

This website contains areas such as Monetary Policy and Banknotes and Coins.

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Nicaragua

Central Bank of Nicaragua

This website is filled with useful information and research material.

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Paraguay

Central Bank of Paraguay

Here you will find information about Paraguay's central bank - just make sure you can read Spanish as the website is not available in English.

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Peru

Central Reserve Bank of Peru

This website is a great resource tool and even has working papers posted to the main page.

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United States of America

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

This website has regularly updated posts and Recent Developments so that visitors can keep up to speed on what is going on.

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York

This website has many subsections including Banking, Markets, Research and Education.

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Uruguay

Central Bank of Uruguay

This website has many useful research material including Latest Economic Indicators.

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Venezuela

Central Bank of Venezuela

There are great features like Personal Services, Library, Press Room and more.

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AFRICA

Algeria

Bank of Algeria

This website is not available in English is in French - it has topics such as Documents and Notes, Press Releases and more.

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Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)

This website includes Latest News, Weekly Press Release and other related topics.

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Botswana

Bank of Botswana

There are many Quick Links to subjects such as Monetary Policy Decision and Statistics on this site.

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Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea

Bank of Central African States

This bank services all Central African States. It is in French but contains a good amount of links.

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Egypt

Central Bank of Egypt

This website has features such as latest Exchange Rates and Current Higlights.

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Ethiopia

National Bank of Ethiopia

This website is easy to navigate and has plenty of resource material.

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The Gambia

Central Bank of the Gambia

This website is clearly explained and there are plenty of research topics.

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Ghana

Bank of Ghana

This website is easy to use and there are features such as the Prime Rate.

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Guyana

Bank of Guyana

This website shows the latest exchange rates and plenty of extra added features.

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Kenya

Central Bank of Kenya

There are many subsections and topics on this site, including Key Financial Indicators, Weekly Bulletin and Treasury Bonds Prospectus.

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Libya

Central Bank of Libya

This website contains plenty of useful information including News and Events, Foreign Exchange rates, and many more sections.

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Malawi

Reserve Bank of Malawi

This website contains information such as Meeting Minutes and General Information.

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Morocco

Bank of Morocco

This site contains many interesting links and is a good resource tool.

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Mozambique

Bank of Mozambique

This website is not available in English, it is in Portuguese. It contains plenty of information such as Latest News and Press Releases.

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Namibia

Bank of Namibia

Here you will be able to access topics such as Law and Regulations, Bank Operations and Public Education.

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Nigeria

Central Bank of Nigeria

There are many subsections and extra features to this website and it is therefore a useful tool for Nigerian banking.

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Rwanda

National Bank of Rwanda

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Sierra Leone

Bank of Sierra Leone

There are features such as Financial System, Debt Instruments and more on this site.

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South Africa

South African Reserve Bank

This website is packed with useful research topics and latest news.

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Sudan

Bank of Sudan

There are features such as High Sharia's Supervisory Board and Economic Indicators to this site.

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Suriname

Central Bank of Suriname

This website is in Dutch but has many interesting and useful information points.

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Swaziland

The Central Bank of Swaziland

This website provides useful tools and advice, with latest News and Events and plenty of other links.

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Tanzania

Bank of Tanzania

This website contains helpful advice and research tools.

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Tunisia

Central Bank of Tunisia

This website has a live stream of rates and Latest News.

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Uganda

Bank of Uganda

This website is clearly laid out for visitor use, and explains the mission of this bank.

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