BiH’s Central Bank recorded Profit of over 8 Million BAM

During 2018, the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CBBH) continued with successful implementation of monetary policy and maintenance of monetary stability of Bosnia and Herzegovina in accordance with the Law on the CBBH, and also contributed to the financial stability.

In the past few years, the CBBH operations have been subject to constant pressure of interest expenditures from the negative interest rate on deposits with foreign banks in the euro area and low yields on government bonds of the countries in our investment spectrum.

Beside the aforementioned, the CBBH still manage to achieve a positive financial result, although the primary objective in central banking is not to have the profit, but to maintain monetary stability.

The profit realized for 2018 is the result of a rational management policy, and the net profit of the CBBH for 2018 amounted to KM 8,430,875.92. The total amount was allocated to the CBBH general reserves as the CBBH capital position.

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