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Statement from the NBS Bank Board's 17th meeting of 2017

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (26 September) held its 17th meeting of 2017, chaired by Jozef Makúch, the NBS Governor.

The Bank Board took note of NBS´s September 2017 Monthly Bulletin. The Bulletin includes the Report on the International Economy and Report on the Slovak Economy, which are published in electronic form as separate publications.

The Bank Board took note of NBS’s Medium-Term Forecast (MTF-2017Q3) and approved the Bank Board’s Opinion on MTF-2017Q3. Both texts were presented at a press conference and published on the NBS website.

The Bank Board approved a Decision of Národná banka Slovenska amending Decision No 7/2012 of Národná banka Slovenska on rules of the SIPS payment system. The Decision lays down new operating procedures and activities resulting from changes to the SIPS payment system architecture.

The Bank Board approved the Financial Market Situation and Trend Report – H1 2017.

The Bank Board took note of the results of the public competition for the design of a €10 silver collector coin featuring the spontaneous, non-violent civic resistance to the Warsaw Pact invasion in August 1968 and did not approve any of the submitted designs. In reaching its decision, the Bank Board noted that several members of the judging committee had assessed the submitted designs to be artistically inadequate. No first and second prizes were awarded in the competition.

Martina Vráblik Solčányiová
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
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