Bank of Slovenia

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Bank of Slovenia
Banka Slovenije (in Slovene)
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Bank of Slovenia office in Ljubljana
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Headquarters Ljubljana
Established25 June 1991
Ownership100% state ownership [1]
President Boštjan Vasle
Central bank of Slovenia
Reserves350 million USD [1]
Succeeded by European Central Bank (2007)1
Website www.bsi.si
1 The Bank of Slovenia still exists but many functions have been taken over by the ECB.

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.

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

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