The Central Bank published its new Strategic Plan which sets out the key strategic priorities for the three year period 2013 to 2015. These objectives accord with the Central Bank’s mission of safeguarding stability and protecting consumers. In particular, the plan highlights that the Central Bank is committed to delivering on undertakings made in the context of the ‘Strategy for the International Financial Services Industry in Ireland 2011-2016’ which was launched by the Taoiseach in July 2011.