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Statement from the NBS Bank Board’s 10th meeting of 2019

The Bank Board of Národná banka Slovenska today (30 April) held its 10th meeting of 2019, chaired by NBS Governor Jozef Makúch.

The Bank Board approved the NBS Annual Report for 2018, which will be published on the NBS website.

The Bank Board took note of NBS’s April 2019 Monthly Bulletin.

The Bank Board approved the expansion of the Register of Bank Loans and Guarantees (RBLG) and the transmission of the RBLG’s data to the ECB’s AnaCredit database. This significant step supports the collection, processing and distribution of credit and credit risk data on an international scale under the auspices of the ECB. Subsequent stages of the project will be focused on assessing the quality of the data collected on the international exchange of selected data.

The Bank Board approved NBS’s April 2019 Quarterly Commentary on Macroprudential Policy.

The Bank Board reaffirmed that the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) rate will be set at 1.50% with effect from 1 August 2019. The CCyB rate for domestic exposures is currently set as follows:

Period of application


1 August 2018 – 31 July 2019


1 August 2019


Martina Vráblik Solčányiová
NBS Spokesperson

National Bank of Slovakia
Communications Section
Imricha Karvasa 1, 813 25 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tel.: +421-2-5787 2142, +421-2-5865 2142, +421-2-5787 2169, +421-2-5865 2169

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