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CXIV Meeting of Governors of Central Banks Members of Center for Latin American Monetary Studies

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
May 5 - 6, 2023


The meeting took place on May 5 and 6, 2023 in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Banco de la República (Colombia). Presidents and governors of CEMLA member central banks were present, as well as executives from the Inter-American Development Bank and the Bank for International Settlements. The Director General of CEMLA also took part in the event.

The main topics discussed were the economic and financial outlook for the Americas, with special emphasis on inflation; the international financial situation and its effects on monetary policy in emerging economies; payment systems and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs); and advances in financial regulation.

Within the framework of the Governors' Meeting, the Board of Governors of CEMLA was elected for the 2023-2025 term, which is made up of the Central Banks of Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Spain and Mexico. The new Board of Governors elected the Governor of the Bank of Spain, Pablo Hernández de Cos, to chair it.