Senad Softić: 20 years of stability in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Welcome speech by Mr Senad Softić, Governor of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina, at the Conference "20 Years of Stability", Sarajevo, 22 September 2017.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
22 September 2017

Your excellencies, distinguished guests,

I would like to welcome you to this Conference and thank you for recognizing the importance of our institution's anniversary.

Central banking in Bosnia and Herzegovina has a history much longer than 20 years.

However, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a sovereign country, has established its first Central Bank (the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina) in 1997, with a mandate guaranteed by the Constitution to implement monetary policy throughout the entire country under the currency board arrangement