Banco Central de Costa Rica


Maintain external stability of the national currency and guarantee its free conversion into other foreign currencies


Strategic goals


Maintaining a level of international reserves in line with the conditions of the economy, reducing its vulnerability in the face of external shocks.


Avoiding the risk that the country enters into a balance of payments crisis by establishing favorable conditions for long-term capital flows to finance the current account deficit.


Moderating excessive gains in value or depreciations of the national currency which endanger achievement of future inflation targets.


Limiting excessive volatility in the exchange rate in the very short term.




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