Central Bank of Tunisia


Central Bank of Tunisia

The Central Bank of Tunisia ( _fr. Banque Centrale de Tunisie, BCT) is the central bank of Tunisia. The bank is located in Tunis and its current governor is Taoufik Baccar.

History

Tunisia gained independence in 1956. The Central Bank of Tunisia was formed two years later in 1958. In December 1958 the newly created Tunisian dinar was disconnected from the French franc.

Operations

The BCT has 12 branch banks.

ee also

*Central banks and currencies of Africa
*Economy of Tunisia
*List of central banks
*Tunisian dinar", the currency"

External links

* [http://www.bct.gov.tn/j2ee/siteprod/francais/index1.jsp fr icon en icon Official site: Banque Centrale de Tunisie]


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