CABEI - Central American Bank for Economic Integration


The Bank’s objective shall be to promote the economic integration and the balanced economic and social development of the Central American region, which includes the founding countries and the non-founding regional countries, attending and aligning itself with the interests of all of its member countries.


Strategic ally of its member countries in the provision of financial solutions that contribute to the creation of employment and improvement of the wellbeing and quality of life of its citizens.


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

1Enrique DelgadoNicaraguamay 1961- octobre 1965
2Gustavo GuerreroNicaraguaoctobre 1965 - may 1968
3Enrique Ortez ColindresHondurasjune 1968 - january 1977
4Hector Villagrán SalazarGuatemalajanuary 1977 - november 1977
5Alberto Galeano MadridHondurasdecember 1977 - november 1982
6Gilberto SecairaGuatemaladecembre 1982 - august 1983
7Dante Gabriel RamirezHondurasseptember 1983 - august 1988
8Rolando Ramirez PaniaguaCosta Ricaseptember 1988 - february 1991
9Federico Alvarez FernandezCosta Ricamarch 1991 - august 1993
10Jose Manuel Pacas CastroEl Salvadorseptember 1993 - august 1998
11Jose Alejandro ArévaloGuatemalaseptember 1998 - august 2000
12Pablo R. SchneiderGuatemalaseptember 2000 - august 2003
13Harry F. BrautigamNicaraguaseptember 2003 - may 2008
14Nick RischbiethHondurasmay 2008 - november 2018
15Dante Ariel Mossi ReyesHondurasdecember 2018 - to date