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Statement from the 50th Meeting of the Bank Board of the NBS

The 50th Meeting of the Bank Board of Narodna banka Slovenska was held on 2 December 2008, chaired by Ivan Sramko, Governor. The Bank Board of the NBS discussed and approved The Draft Budget of Narodna banka Slovenska for 2009. The operational loss of the Bank for 2009 is budgeted in the amount of SKK 1,805 million, of which SKK 51 million represents costs linked with the euro changeover. The investment budget is planned in the amount of SKK 255 million. The Bank Board of the NBS approved the document ” Changes in Accounting and Reporting of the NBS connected with the entry to the Eurosystem.” The Profit and loss account will be the part of annual financial statement which will be together with the Report on the Result of Operations of the NBS submitted to the National Council of the Slovak Republic and published on the website. From 1 January 2009 Narodna banka Slovenska will no more publish the “Ten-Days´ Balance of Assets and Liabilities and the press release about the monthly result of operations”.

Jana Kovacova
Spokesperson of the NBS

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2161,+421-2-5865 2161, +421-2-5787 2166, 421-2-5865 2166

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