BANKS DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: Banco Central de la República Dominicana, BCRD) was established by the Monetary and Banking Law of 1947 as the central bank of the Dominican Republic, responsible for regulating the country's monetary and banking system.
The Banco León (Leon Bank) was formally introduced at a ceremony attended by former Dominican President Hipólito Mejía on December 2, 2003. The bank represent a union between the Banco Professional and Banco Nacional de Credito (Bancredito). The Leon Jimenes family, which controls the León Jimenez Group, Ltd is better known for its Marlboro cigarettes, Aurora cigars and Presidente beer operations. The current president of the bank is Mr. Manuel Peña-Morros, and its corporate headquarters are in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
World Bank and IFC in the Dominican Republic
The World Bank is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge to support governments of member countries in their efforts to invest in schools and health centers, provide water and electricity, fight disease and protect the environment.