Measures taken by BR on account of COVID-19

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Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in July 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market.

At the end of July 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,487.0 b (value at market prices...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in October 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of October, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,651.7 billion (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in September 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of September, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,779.3 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in August 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of August, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,702.0 b (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio of BR (...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in February 2021 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of February, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,730.5 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in May 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market.

At the end of May 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,422.1 b (value at market...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in July 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of July, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,790.7 b (value at market prices).

The TES portfolio of BR (...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in August 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market. However, on 30 August the Bank received $10,688.3 b (value at market prices) in TES B as payment for the sale of USD 2,787.7 m from...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BR) hereby informs that in December 2020 it did not make any purchases or sales of TES B in the market. At the end of December, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $21,088.3 billion (value at market prices).

The TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in March 2021 it made outright sales of TES B in the secondary market for $3,192.8 billion (value at market prices). As requested by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, on 31 March, BanRep transferred TES...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

At the end of June, the outstanding balance of TES held by BR was COP $20,540.3 b (value at market prices). The TES portfolio of BR (expressed in nominal terms) is composed of peso-denominated TES (COP $15,928.8 b) and UVR-denominated TES (UVR 8.2 b.).

In July 2020, none of the TES B held...

Purchases / Sales of TES, Foreign Exchange, and TES Portfolio Holdings by Banco de la República

Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia, BanRep) hereby informs that in June 2021 it did not make outright sales or purchases of TES B in the market.

At the end of June 2021, the outstanding balance of TES held by BanRep was $10,403.9 b (value at market prices).

The TES...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors on 30 June 2020

1. DISCUSSION AND POLICY OPTIONS

The Board of Directors considered that the recent information on economic activity and the revisions to the forecasts made by several agents suggest that the contraction of economic activity for 2020 will be greater than anticipated at the beginning of...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors on 30 April 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has generated a collapse in global economic activity. Additionally, Colombia has been severely affected by the collapse in the international price of oil.

The members of the Board highlighted the importance of the measures taken in recent weeks to ensure a wide...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors on 27 March 2020

The ordinary meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República took place on 27 March 2020 in Bogotá D.C. In attendance were the Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Alberto Carrasquilla Barrera; the Governor of the Central Bank, Juan José Echavarría Soto; and Board Members Gerardo...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 31 July 2020

At its meeting on 31 July, the Board of Directors of the Central Bank (BDBR) assessed the latest figures available on the national and global economic activity. Outlined below are the main elements of the monetary policy discussion. 

The Board considers that the economic activity...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 31 August 2020

At its meeting on 31 August, the Board of Directors of Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia) assessed the latest figures available on the domestic and global economic activity. The monetary policy discussion focused on the following aspects:

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 30 October 2020

The Central Bank's Board of Directors (BDBR) considered recent information related to economic activity and inflation, as well as the technical staff's revised forecasts. It noted a slight improvement in growth projections for 2020, though still in the context of significant economic contraction...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 29 May 2020

The ordinary meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República took place on 29 May 2020 in Bogotá D.C. In attendance were the Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Alberto Carrasquilla Barrera; the Governor of the Central Bank, Juan José Echavarría Soto; and Board Members Arturo José...

Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors of Banco de la República on 25 September 2020

At its meeting on 25 September, the Board of Directors of Banco de la República (the Central Bank of Colombia) assessed the latest figures available on the domestic and global economic activity. The monetary policy discussion focused on the following aspects.

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