Bank of Guatemala

Brief History

Established in July 1946 as a central bank. Government guarantee fund in lieu of capital, it has the sole right of coin and note issue and holds the country’s reserves.


Sergio Francisco Recinos Rivera
Terms of appointment: 4 years; term began 1 October 2018; appointed by the President of the Republic.

Monetary Board

According to the Political Constitution of the Republic of Guatemala, the Monetary Board is composed as follows:

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