Ministry of Economy and Finance (Uruguay)

The Ministry of Economy and Finance of Uruguay is a ministry of the Government of Uruguay that is responsible for administering, improving and strengthening the finance of Uruguay through certain competent bodies. This secretary of state is responsible for accounting for the profits of a country through imports and exports. It is also responsible for requesting and paying loans, and for administering the money that is spent on the different state distributions, for which the National Budget is presented to the Parliament. The current Minister of Economy and Finance is Azucena Arbeleche, who has held the position since March 1, 2020.[1]

Ministry of Economy and Finance
Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas
Ministry overview
Formed8 March 1830 (1830-03-08)
JurisdictionGovernment of Uruguay
HeadquartersMontevideo
Minister responsible
WebsiteEconomics and Finance

CreationEdit

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) was created as the Ministry of Finance by Law of March 8, 1830, but on January 7, 1970 through Article 103, Law No. 13,835 changes its name to the Ministry of Economy and Finance by assigning it In addition to the tasks of the previous one, all those who derive or serve as a means to carry out their main role of superior leadership of the national economic and financial policy.

Ministers of Economy and Finance of UruguayEdit

List of Ministers of Finance from 1830 to 1943:

Minister Began Ended
Gabriel Antonio Pereira 1830 1831
Román de Acha 1831 1831
Santiago Vázquez 1831 1833
Lucas José Obes 1833 1835
Juan María Pérez 1835 1838
Francisco Joaquín Muñoz 1838 1838
Santiago Vázquez 1838 1839
Francisco Joaquín Muñoz 1839 1839
Alejandro Chucarro 1839 1841
José de Béjar 1841 1843
Andrés Lamas 1843 1844
Santiago Sayago 1844 1847
José de Béjar 1847 1852
Manuel Herrera y Obes 1852 1853
Santiago Sayago 1853 1853
José Zubillaga 1853 1856
Lorenzo Batlle 1856 1857
Doroteo García 1857 1858
Francisco Lecocq 1858 1859
Cristóbal Salvañach 1859 1860
Tomás Villalba 1860 1861
Antonio Pérez 1861 1864
Eustaquio Tomé 1864 1865
Juan Ramón Gómez 1865 1866
Antonio María Márquez 1866 1868
Emeterio Regúnaga 1868 1868
Pedro Bustamante y García 1868 1868
Daniel Zorrilla 1868 1869
Alejandro Magariños Cervantes 1869 1869
Duncan Stewart 1869 1872
Ernesto Velazco 1872 1874
Pedro Bustamante y García 1874 1875
Cayetano Álvarez 1875 1875
José Cándido Bustamante 1875 1875
Juan Lindolfo Cuestas 1875 1876
Juan Andrés Vázquez 1876 1877
José María de Nava 1877 1879
Aurelio Berro 1879 1880
Juan Peñalva 1880 1880
Juan Lindolfo Cuestas 1880 1882
José Ladislao Terra 1882 1886
Antonio María Márquez 1886 1889
Jacobo Adrián Varela 1889 1889
Carlos María de Pena 1890 1891
Carlos María Ramírez 1891 1892
Alcides Montero 1892 1894
Federico Vidiella 1894 1899
Juan Campisteguy 1899 1899
Anacleto Dufort y Álvarez 1899 1901
Diego Pons 1901 1902
Martín C. Martínez 1903 1904
José Serrato 1904 1907
Eugenio Magdalena 1907 1907
Blas Vidal 1907 1911
José Serrato 1911 1913
Pedro Cosio 1913 1916
Martín C. Martínez 1916 1916
Federico Vidiella 1916 1919
Ricardo Vecino 1919 1923
Ricardo Cosio 1923 1927
Daniel Blanco Acevedo 1927 1927
Eduardo Acevedo Álvarez 1927 1927
Daniel Blanco Acevedo 1927 1929
Ricardo Vecino 1929 1931
Eduardo Acevedo Álvarez 1931 1933
Pedro Manini Ríos 1933 1933
Pedro Cosio 1933 1934
César Charlone 1934 1938
Ricardo Vecino 1938 1940
César Charlone 1940 1943

List of Ministers of Economy and Finance since 1943:

Minister Party Began Ended
Ricardo Cossio Colorado Party 1943 1945
Héctor Álvarez Cina Colorado Party 1946 1946
Ledo Arroyo Torres Colorado Party 1947 1949
Nilo R. Berchesi Colorado Party 1950 1950
Héctor Álvarez Cina Colorado Party 1951 1951
Eduardo Acevedo Álvarez Colorado Party 1952 1954
Armando Malet Colorado Party 1955 1956
Ledo Arroyo Torres Colorado Party 1956 1957
Amílcar Vasconcellos Colorado Party 1957 1958
Juan Eduardo Azzini National Party 1959 1962
Salvador Ferrer Serra National Party 1963 1963
Raúl Ybarra San Martín National Party 1964 1964
Daniel H. Martins National Party 1965 1965
Dardo Ortiz National Party 1966 1967
Amílcar Vasconcellos Colorado Party 1967 1967
Carlos Végh Garzón Colorado Party 1967 1967
César Charlone Colorado Party 1967 1970
Armando Malet Colorado Party 1970 1970
César Charlone Colorado Party 1970 1971
Carlos M. Fleitas Colorado Party 1971 1972
Francisco Forteza Colorado Party 1972 1972
Moisés Cohen Berro Colorado Party 1972 1973
Manuel Pazos¹ Colorado Party 1973 1974
Alejandro Végh Villegas¹ Colorado Party 1974 1976
Valentín Arismendi¹ Without known affiliation 1976 1982
Walter Lusiardo Aznárez¹ Without known affiliation 1982 1983
Alejandro Végh Villegas¹ Colorado Party 1983 1985
Ricardo Zerbino Colorado Party 1985 1990
Enrique Braga National Party 1990 1992
Ignacio de Posadas National Party 1992 1995
Daniel H. Martins National Party 1995 1995
Luis Mosca Colorado Party 1995 2000
Alberto Bensión Colorado Party 2000 2002
Alejandro Atchugarry Colorado Party 2002 2003
Isaac Alfie Colorado Party 2003 2005
Danilo Astori Broad Front 2005 2008
Álvaro García Rodríguez Broad Front 2008 2010
Fernando Lorenzo Broad Front 2010 2013
Mario Bergara Broad Front 2013 2015
Danilo Astori Broad Front 2015 2020
Azucena Arbeleche National Party 2020 in office

¹ Ministers of the Military-Civic government (1973-1985).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nuevos secretarios de Estado firmaron Libro de Actas ante el flamante presidente, Luis Lacalle Pou - Presidencia de la República". www.presidencia.gub.uy. Retrieved 2020-03-06.

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