Slovakia and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have signed a bilateral agreement under which Slovakia will provide the IMF with a loan amounting up to €440 million, the TASR newswire wrote on February 15.
The agreement, signed by the governor of Slovakia’s central bank (NBS), Jozef Makúch, and the IMF’s managing director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, became effective on February 12.
The agreement falls within an EU commitment from March 5, 2009 to provide the IMF with immediate assistance of €75 billion. In addition to Slovakia, the Fund has signed respective agreements with another 14 member countries of the IMF. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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16. Feb 2010 at 10:00