The Central Bank of Mauritania was established on May 1, 1973, also known as BCM B anque C entral de M auritanie

The bank issues the Mauritania ouguiya currency, monitors local banks and banks, manages foreign exchange reserves and participates in determining monetary policy.

In addition to its primary role of stabilizing prices, the Central Bank of Mauritania has the following roles:

1. Performance and implementation of new economic policies in general

Identify and implement the economic policies of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Participate in determining the exchange policy and ensure its implementation

Regulating and monitoring the exchange market

2. Issuance of securities

Manage the country's foreign exchange reserves

Identify and manage official foreign reserves

3- Implementation of payment systems and methods

Strengthening the stability, security and efficiency of the payment system in Mauritania

Stability of the financial system

Perform any other duties entrusted to him by legal regulations or any other law entrusted to him

Monitor and regulate banks and other financial institutions in accordance with the laws

issued in this regard.

Contribute to the stability of Mauritania's financial system