Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest

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Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest

The central bank of the West African Economic and Monetary Union. It issues the West African CFA franc, which circulates in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger and Togo. It was established in 1961.
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The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), based in Dakar, is the Central Bank for the countries in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU or UEMOA): Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo, all of which use the French-backed CFA franc (CFAF) currency, which is pegged to the euro.
SPCAR was set up by West African development banks, private investors and the Central Bank of West African States.
Coins and ready-for-striking blanks were produced for 57 countries during the year, including work for the Central Bank of West African States, plus orders from European countries including Austria, Germany, Holland and Ireland, reinforcing the Royal Mint's position as the world's premier exporting mint.
The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) is the common central bank of the eight (8) member states which form the West African Monetary Union (WAMU).
A Gbagbo ally, Philippe-Henry Dacoury-Tabley, was forced out at the weekend as governor of the Central Bank of West African States and Outtara was asked by a club of nations that share a common currency to nominate a replacement.
Meanwhile, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) hascut off access to state funds for the Gbagbo government in a bidto force him to quit.
Project Description : The first bilateral programme of major scale of the Luxembourg Cooperation in the field of microfinance, project AFR/017, is supporting the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) in implementing the microfinance component of the regional economic programme of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Charles Ki-Zerbo, National Director of the Central Bank of West African States, as well as other senior officials, parliamentarians, private sector and civil society representatives, and development partners.
The mission also met with the National Director of the Central Bank of West African States, Mahamadou Gado, other senior officials, and private sector and civil society representatives.
Earlier on Friday, the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) cut off access to state funds for the Gbagbo government.
The first bilateral programme of major scale of the Luxembourg Cooperation in the field of microfinance, project AFR/017 is supporting the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) in implementing the microfinance component of the regional economic programme (PER) of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
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