Central Bank of Malta

Central Bank of Malta

Infobox Central bank
bank_name_in_local =Bank Ċentrali ta’ Malta mt icon
image_1 =
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headquarters = Valletta
established = 17 April 1968
bank_of = Malta
president_title=Governor -Chairman
president= Michael C Bonello
borrowing_rate =
deposit_rate =
website = [http://www.centralbankmalta.org/ Central Bank of Malta official site]

succeeded = European Central Bank (2008)1
footnotes = 1 The Central Bank of Malta still exists but many functions have been taken over by the ECB.

The Central Bank of Malta ( _mt. Bank Ċentrali ta’ Malta) was established on 17 April 1968. In May 2004, when Malta joined the European Union, it became an integral part of the European System of Central Banks. It was responsible for, amongst other things, issuing Maltese lira banknotes and coins, before Malta adopted the euro in 2008 and the Bank became part of the Eurosystem.

ee also

*Economy of Malta
*Maltese lira

External links

* [http://www.centralbankmalta.org/ Central Bank of Malta official site]

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