BIS Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - BIS opens Representative Office for the Americas, 11 November 2002.

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) yesterday opened its Representative Office for the Americas in Mexico City. The office will serve as a centre for the activities of the BIS in the Americas, aiming to:

strengthen further the relations between, and to promote cooperation among, the BIS and the central banks and monetary authorities in the region;

improve the exchange of information and data; and