CABEI’s mission in the Institutional Strategy 2020-2024 is to promote  economic  integration  and  balanced  economic  and  social development of the Central American region, which includes   the   founding   countries   and   the   non-founding   regional countries and in harmony with the objectives of its extra-regional members.


To become the sustainable development and economic integration reference of the region, and to effectively impact in the well-being of the society.


The Central American regional economic integration process began on December 13th, 1960 with the signing of the General Treaty on Central America Economic Integration, which included the establishment of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration.

CABEI has become the financial arm for the integration and development of Central America, a unique institution, given its founding objectives and principles, as well as the ample scope of its operations.

From 1960 to the present CABEI, has been led by visionary professionals who have guided the Bank in achieving its original objectives.


Executive Presidents

Name Country Period
1 Enrique Delgado Nicaragua may 1961 - octuore 1965
2 Gustavo Guerrero Nicaragua octuore 1965 - may 1968
3 Enrique Ortez Colindres Honduras june 1968 - january 1977
4 Hector Villagrán Salazar Guatemala january 1977 - november 1977
5 Alberto Galeano Madrid Honduras december 1977 - november 1982
6 Gilberto Secaira Guatemala december 1982 - august 1983
7 Dante Gabriel Ramirez Honduras september 1983 - august 1988
8 Rolando Ramirez Paniagua Costa Rica september 1988 - february 1991
9 Federico Alvarez Fernandez Costa Rica march 1991 - august 1993
10 José Manuel Pacas Castro El Salvador september 1993 - august 1998
11 José Alejandro Arévalo Guatemala september 1998 - august 2000
12 Pablo R. Schneider Guatemala september 2000 - august 2003
13 Harry F. Brautigam Nicaragua september 2003 - may 2008
14 Nick Rischbieth Honduras may 2008 - november 2018
15 Dante Ariel Mossi Reyes Honduras december 2018 - actual