Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

FOCUS SHORT

NBS ends SKK coin exchange

THE NATIONAL Bank of Slovakia (NBS) oversaw a total of 766 exchanges of former Slovak koruna coins on January 2, which was set as the deadline for the currency exchange carried out by the NBS, the TASR newswire reported in early January.

THE NATIONAL Bank of Slovakia (NBS) oversaw a total of 766 exchanges of former Slovak koruna coins on January 2, which was set as the deadline for the currency exchange carried out by the NBS, the TASR newswire reported in early January.

Since the adoption of the euro in January 2009, the NBS carried out exchanges of a total of 238.4 million pieces of Slovak koruna coins to the tune of nearly 755 million Slovak crowns (approximately €25 million). In 2013 alone the central bank exchanged 1.8 million pieces of Slovak koruna coins, with more than one half of the volume exchanged in December 2013.

About 390.5 million pieces of Slovak koruna coins, which represent some 1,400 tonnes and account for 716.5 million Slovak crowns (€24 million), still remain in circulation.

The processing of personal data is subject to our Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy. Before submitting your e-mail address, please make sure to acquaint yourself with these documents.

Topic: Finances and Advisory


Top stories

Slovak healthcare needs thousands of medical workers

Slovak doctors, nurses and midwives are not hesitating in finding better work conditions abroad.

Illustrative Stock Photo

Fight with traffickers thwarted online sale of hockey tickets

The algorithm not only prevented traffickers but also ordinary fans from buying tickets.

Waiting for tickets in Košice

Spectacular Slovakia #3: Unexpected hiking (Enjoy Bratislava's greenery) Audio

In Slovakia, you can hike in the capital city. Listen to the latest episode of our travel podcast to find out more.

Institutions can be quickly destroyed, but they are hard to build

Head of the To Dá Rozum intiative, Renáta Hall, talks about the impacts of a dispute between the academy of sciences and the Education Ministry.

Renáta Hall