About The Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan
One of the legislative acts adopted soon after Azerbaijan restored its independence – the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Grounds for Economic Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 25 May 1991, Article 14 titled ‘The Banking system and money circulation’ stipulated the legal basis for the independent banking system and circulation of the national currency in Azerbaijan, and determined the status and authorities of the National Bank.
The National Bank was declared a supreme emission agency that pursued the state policy in lending, money circulation, settlements and foreign exchange relations, regulating overall performance of the banking system and discharging reserve bank functions. A National Bank was established in the Republic of Azerbaijan by Decree of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on ‘Establishment of the National Bank in the Republic of Azerbaijan’ dated 11 February 1992. The effective date of the Decree (12 February) is celebrated as the day of establishment of the Bank.…..Continue reading about the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan here.