Bank of Guatemala

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Bank of Guatemala
Banco de Guatemala
HeadquartersGuatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Established1945
Central bank ofGuatemala
CurrencyGuatemalan quetzal
GTQ (ISO 4217)
Bank rate3.50%
Websitewww.banguat.gob.gt

The Bank of Guatemala (Spanish: Banco de Guatemala) is the central bank of Guatemala. It was established in 1945.

Governance[edit]

Julio Suárez has been President of the bank since October 2014.[1] He took over from Edgar Barquín, who led the bank from 2010.[2]

Former Presidents of the Bank of Guatemala[edit]

  1. Manuel Noriega Morales
  2. Manuel Béndfeldt Jáuregui
  3. Gabriel Orellana Estrada
  4. Gustavo Mirón Porras
  5. Arturo Pérez Galliano
  6. Francisco Fernández Rivas
  7. Augusto Contreras Godoy
  8. Manuel Méndez Escobar
  9. Plinio Alfredo Grazioso Barrilas
  10. Jorge González del Valle
  11. Armando González Campo
  12. Carlos Humberto Alpíre Pérez
  13. Oscar Alvarez Marroquín
  14. Jorge Luis Monzón Juárez
  15. José Federico Linares Martínez
  16. José Miguel Gaitán Ramírez
  17. Lizardo Arturo Sosa López
  18. Oscar Humberto Pineda Robles
  19. José Federico Linares Martínez
  20. Lizardo Arturo Sosa López
  21. Willy Waldemar Zapata Sagastume
  22. Edin Homero Velázquez Escobedo
  23. Lizardo Arturo Sosa Ramirez
  24. María Antonieta Del Cid Navas de Bonilla
  25. Edgar Baltazar Barquín Dúran

Source: Bank of Guatemala[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julio Suárez appointed next Bank of Guatemala President". Central Banking.com. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  2. ^ Michael D. McDonald (18 September 2014). "Julio Suarez Picked to Lead Guatemala's Central Bank". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved 23 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Cronología de Autoridades del Banco de Guatemala: Presidentes, Vicepresidentes y Gerentes - Presidentes". banguat.gob.gt. Archived from the original on 11 December 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2016.

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