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List of Governors of the Central Bank of Myanmar

U Kyaw Nyein
Period in Office 1 July, 1954 - 25 March 1968
U Kyaw Nyunt
Period in Office 18 December 1971 - 31 July 1975
Dr. U Aye Hlaing
Period in Office 8 August 1975 - 12 August 1981
U Aung Sint
Period in Office 5 September 1981 - 22 March 1985
U Kyaw Myint
Period in Office 15 July 1985 - 11 April 1986
U Maung Maung Hla
Period in Office 11 April 1986 - 15 October 1987
U Maung Maung Han
Period in Office 11 January 1988 - 27 December 1992
U Kyi Aye
Period in Office 31 December 1992- 2 November 1997
U Kyaw Kyaw Maung
Period in Office 20 November 1997 - 11 April 2007

U Than Nyein

Period in Office 12 April  2007 - 31 July 2013
 

U Kyaw Kyaw Maung
1-8-2013 to present

 

Weighted-average (WA) Market Exchange Rate

MMK per USD - Date: 22nd August 2019

Reference Exchange rate
(WA market rate)
1,520
Interbank Market WA rate 1,520.7
Bank-customer Market WA rate 1,520
  • CBM announces daily Reference Exchange Rate every working day at 4:00 PM, based on deals between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.
  • Methodology on determination of Reference Exchange Rate is available here

MMK Exchange rate for other currencies are available here (forex.cbm.gov.mm)

Interest Rate(%)
Central Bank Rate 10%pa
Minimum Bank Deposit Rate 8%pa

Maximum Bank Lending Rate (Secured)

Maximum Bank Lending Rate (Unsecured)

13%pa

 

16%pa

Economic Indicators (%)
GDP Growth 6.50 %
Annual Rate of Inflation 8.08 %
Year on Year Inflation 9.51 %

     Source : Ministry of Planning and Finance