Press release from the meeting of the Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia of 29 July 2008
07/29/2008 / Press release
- The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia was briefed on banks’ current operations and the developments on capital markets. The slowdown in lending to non-banking sectors continued in June 2008. Year-on-year growth in loans to non-financial corporations and households declined.
- The Governing Board also discussed Slovenia’s economic relations with the rest of the world, and expressed concern over the large current account deficit.
- The Governing Board passed a resolution issuing Banka Sparkasse d.d. with a Bank of Slovenia authorisation to market investment funds and to sell investment coupons or shares in investment funds pursuant to point 6 of the first paragraph of Article 11 of the Banking Act.
- The Governing Board was briefed on the quarterly bulletin of the Financial Accounts of Slovenia for the first quarter of 2008.