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 region is also more open to the concept, as the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), which serves the countries using the CFA franc, has already drawn up its own e-currency regulations.
The mission met with President Jos Mrio Vaz, Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embal, Attorney General Antnio Sedja Mam, Minister of Finance Joo Fadia, Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) National Director Helena Nosolini Embal, other high level officials, as well as representatives of civil society, the private sector, and the donor community.
The mission met with President Jose Mario Vaz, Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo, Attorney General Antonio Sedja Mam, Minister of Finance Joao Fadia, Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) National Director Helena Nosolini Embalo, other high level officials, as well as representatives of civil society, the private sector, and the donor community.
The first regional consultation was held in Dakar, Senegal, in partnership with the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) in January.
Representatives of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) and of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) also participated in the workshop, the IMF said.
The 64-year-old was previously based in Senegal's capital of Dakar while working at the Central Bank of West African states.
In September, the WAEMU Commission organized in Dubai, in collaboration with the West African Development Bank (WADB) and the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), an international investors' conference in order to mobilize resources to finance its development projects.
The Central Bank of West African States which serves the eight countries of West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) has its headquarters at Senegal's capital city, Dakar, and the currency of WAEMU is West African Franc.
As from today subscribers to the service can not only access key African economic and financial information captured from 89 multilateral sources, but also retrieve data from the Central Banks of Egypt, Morocco and Malawi as well as from the Central Bank of West African States and the Bank of Central African States, providing coverage, in total, across 20 African countries.
The central bank of West African States has announced that it has maintained its interest rate steady.
On December 23, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), the supervisory body of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), a regional central bank, recognized Ouattara as the legitimately elected president of Cote d'Ivoire, and gave him authority over UEMOA-related activities and BCEAO transactions.
The Central Bank of West African States, known by its acronym BCEAO, regroups the treasuries of eight West African countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.
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