Bank Indonesia (BI) is the central bank of the Republic of Indonesia. Darmin Nasution, formerly the interim governor, is the current governor. The last governor before Darmin Nasution became interim governor, Boediono, resigned when he was selected to run as vice president in the Indonesian presidential election in 2009. Darmin Nasution was sworn in by president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on September 1, 2010.
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati was proposed as a candidate for governor of BI in 2009. However, the suggestion did not proceed and she later left the cabinet on 5 May 2010 and moved to the World Bank Group as Managing Director.
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