Bank of Slovenia

The Bank of Slovenia (Slovene: Banka Slovenije) is the bank of issue[2] and the central bank of the Republic of Slovenia. Based in Ljubljana, it was established on 25 June 1991. It is a non-governmental independent institution, obliged to periodically present a report on its operation to the National Assembly of Slovenia. Its primary task is to take care of the stability of the domestic currency and to ensure the liquidity of payments within the country and with foreign countries. It also acts as the supervisor of the banking system.

Bank of Slovenia
Banka Slovenije (in Slovene)
HeadquartersLjubljana
Established25 June 1991
Ownership100% state ownership[1]
PresidentBoštjan Vasle
Central bank ofSlovenia
Reserves350 million USD[1]
Succeeded byEuropean Central Bank (2007)1
Websitewww.bsi.si
1 The Bank of Slovenia still exists but many functions have been taken over by the ECB.

The Bank of Slovenia joined the Eurosystem in 2007, when the euro replaced the tolar as the official currency of Slovenia.

Governors

  • France Arhar (1991–2001)
  • Mitja Gaspari (2001–2007)
  • Marko Kranjec (2007–2013)
  • Boštjan Jazbec (2013–2018)
  • Boštjan Vasle (since 2019)

See also

References

  1. Weidner, Jan (2017). "The Organisation and Structure of Central Banks" (PDF). Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek.
  2. "Payment notes".

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