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About the bank

Národná banka Slovenska (NBS) is the central bank of the Slovak Republic.

NBS has been part of the Eurosystem since 1 January 2009, when Slovakia adopted the euro currency. Together with the European Central Bank and the national central banks of the other euro area countries, NBS contributes to the maintenance of price stability in the euro area. As a member of the Eurosystem, NBS fulfils tasks related to:

  • monetary policy
  • foreign exchange operations and reserves
  • issuing euro banknotes and coins
  • payment systems
  • statistics
  • international cooperation
  • mutual cooperation and support among central banks
  • financial stability in the euro area

Another important role of Národná banka Slovenska is supervision of the financial market.