The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Central Bank of Myanmar

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 October 2020

Reference Exchange rate
(WA market rate)
1,293.3
Interbank Market WA rate 1,293.5
Bank-customer Market WA rate

1,293.1

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 7%pa
Minimum Bank Deposit Rate 5%pa

Maximum Bank Lending Rate (Secured)

Maximum Bank Lending Rate (Unsecured)

10%pa

 

14.5%pa

Economic Indicators (%)
GDP Growth Rate
2018-2019 FY
(October to September)
6.80 %
Annual Rate of Inflation
(August 2020)
6.43 %
Year on Year Inflation
(August 2020)
1.84 %

     Source : Ministry of Planning and Finance