Most central banks communicate in at least two languages

Central banks must weigh challenge of translating sensitive messages against reach

The majority of central banks that responded to Communications Benchmarks 2021 are multilingual in their external communication.

Most central banks (23 out of 34, 68%) said they communicate in two languages. Seven (21%) said they communicate in one and four (12%) said they communicate in three. Percentages do not add up to 100 due to rounding. 

One central bank wrote: “The official communication language is Spanish. However, we are in the process of translating our website to English and all

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