Bulgarian National Bank

Bulgarian National Bank
Brief History

Established in 1879 and reorganised in 1885, 1906 and 1928. In 1947 it absorbed all semi-state and private banks and became the national credit institution under the control of the state and with the right to issue banknotes. On 1 April 1964 the foreign department was taken over by the newly formed Bulgarian Foreign Trade Bank. In May 1989 the Central Bank of Bulgaria was established.


Dimitar Radev
T: +359 2 9145 1200
Terms of appointment: 6 years; first term began on

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