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Alberto Carrasquilla - Minister of Finance (Available only in Spanish)

Bogotá, D. C.
Profession: Economist

Banco de la República welcomes economist Arturo José Galindo Andrade as new member of the Board of Directors

President Iván Duque Márquez announced last Friday, 27 December, on Twitter, the appointment of economist Arturo José Galindo Andrade, Universidad de Los Andes alumnus, as the new member of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República, replacing José Antonio Ocampo.

“I have appointed...

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Changes to the Publication of Minutes of the BDBR

Starting June 2019, the information disclosed after each session of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank in which decisions are taken on the benchmark interest rate will be modified. This change is intended to improve the information related to the monetary policy decision-making process...

How are members appointed?

 The Board of Directors of the Banco de la República consists of seven members with one vote each: the Minister of Finance, five full-time members and the General Manager of the Bank, who is appointed by the other members. Full-time members and the General Manager are appointed for fixed periods...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 21 June 2019

A regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República was held in the city of Bogotá D.C. on Friday, 21 June 2019. In attendance were Alberto Carrasquilla Barrera, Minister of Finance and Public Credit; Juan José Echavarría, Governor of the Central Bank; and Board Members Gerardo...