ECONOMIC BRIEFS

Japanese Exim Bank to loan 20 billion yen

The National Bank of Slovakia (NBS) on August 22 said it had approved the drawing of a 20 billion yen credit from the Japanese ExIm bank.

"The NBS governing board approved a Two-Step Loan on August 22 worth 20 billion yen from the Export-Import Bank of Japan," the NBS said in a statement after the regular bank board meetingę, adding funds from the credit would be loaned to small-and medium-sized Slovak companies.

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