Development of the Banking Sector in the Slovak Republic since 2005 to 2008

Type of bank 2005 2006 2007 2008
3.31. 6.30.1/ 9.30.2/ 12.31. 3.31. 6.30. 9.30 12.31. 3.31.5/ 6.30.6/ 7/ 9.30. 12.31.8/ 3.31. 6.30. 9.30. 12.31.
Central Bank a 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
b 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Banks without foreign
capital participation
a 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
b 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2
Banks with foreign
capital participation
a 16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
b 16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Branch offices
of foreign banks
a 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 9 9 10 9 9 9 9
b 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 8 9 9 10 9 9 9 9
Banking Sector
- Total
a 22 23 24 24 25 25 25 25 26 26 26 27 27 27 27 27
b 22 23 24 24 25 25 25 25 26 26 26 27 27 27 27 27
Providers of banking services on the cross-border basis   69 81 93 104 110 113 125 131 143 155 170 190 212 226 243 252

a) number of commercial banks and branch offices of foreign banks licensed in the Slovak Republic
b) number of commercial banks and branch offices of foreign banks operating in the Slovak Republic
1/ HSBC Bank Plc, Foreign Branch Office came into operation at 1 June 2005
2/ Banco Mais, S.A., Foreign Branch Office came into operation at 19 September 2005
3/ J&T BANKA, a.s., Foreign Branch Office came into operation at 1 March 2006
4/ CALYON S.A., Foreign Branch Office came into operation at 2 June 2006
5/ Fio, credit union, branch of foreign entities came into operation at 15 March 2007
6/ UniCredit Bank Slovakia, a.s., Bank came into operation at 1 April 2007
7/ ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Branch Office of foreign bank came into operation at 15 May 2007
8/ BRE Bank SA, Branch Office of foreign bank came into operation at 9 November 2007