Press release from the meeting of the Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia of 20 October 2009

10/20/2009 / Press release

1. At today’s meeting the Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia discussed the report on the implementation of monetary policy in the third quarter of 2009. 

2. The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia was briefed on the publication, Direct Investment 2008, which uses extensive tables to clearly present the aggregate figures on the origin of inward FDI in Slovenia and of Slovenia's outward FDI. It was also briefed on the Overview of Slovenia's Financial Accounts, 2003 to 2008, which is prepared by individual sectors with a presentation of financial assets and liabilities by instruments significant to the financial sector. The overview will be included and published in the report, Financial Accounts of Slovenia 2003-2008. 

3. The Governing Board of the Bank of Slovenia supported the proposed cooperation of the Bank of Slovenia with the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia and other institutions authorised to carry out the statistical research programme, in terms of introducing quarterly non-financial national accounts for the corporate sector (non-financial corporations) and for the household sector, which would facilitate the development of comprehensive quarterly Slovenian sector accounts. Under proposal is the introduction of multi-purpose, quarterly reporting by business entities, in particular on the basis of financial statements.