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Monetary Policy

Monetary Policy

The National Bank of Serbia is a public institution in charge of safeguarding the value and purchasing power of money.

Monetary and Financial Stability

The core purpose of the National Bank of Serbia is to provide monetary and financial stability.

Monetary stability means a low, stable and predictable inflation and confidence in the currency.

Financial stability means a sound financial system in which banks and other financial organizations function well and responsibly safeguard their clients' money.

In pursuit of both purposes, the National Bank of Serbia implements appropriate monetary policy.

Functions of the National Bank of Serbia

  • The National Bank of Serbia manages money and interest rates so as to accomplish a low, stable and predictable inflation rate, which creates an environment conducive to sustainable economic development and employment growth.
  • By safeguarding the value of the national currency, the NBS contributes to the growth of citizens' living standard.
  • By managing money and loans, the National Bank of Serbia influences the strengthening and maintenance of public confidence in the dinar, facilitating business decision making and forward-looking planning for businessmen and citizens.
  • The National Bank of Serbia maintains financial stability, ensuring safety and efficiency of the payment system, as well as monitoring and supervising the activities of commercial banks and other financial organizations.
  • The National Bank of Serbia is the Government’s banker and it manages the country’s foreign exchange reserves.

Inflation Movements in May 2017
2017-06-12 14:05:32.0 According to data of the Serbian Statistical Office, consumer prices fell...
 
Key Policy Rate Kept on Hold
2017-06-08 12:00:59.0 In its meeting today, the NBS Executive Board decided...
 
Results of Inflation Expectations Survey for April
2017-06-02 14:50:07.0 Based on survey results for April, market agents expect that price stability will be preserved over both a one-year period...
 
Speech by Ana Ivković, General Manager of the Directorate for Economic Research and Statistics, at the presentation of the Inflation Report – May 2017
2017-05-19 11:24:44.0 Speech by Ana Ivković, General Manager of the Directorate for Economic Research and Statistics, at the presentation of the Inflation Report – May 2017
Opening remarks by Governor Jorgovanka Tabaković at the presentation of the Inflation Report – May 2017
2017-05-19 11:21:38.0 Opening remarks by Governor Jorgovanka Tabaković at the presentation of the Inflation Report – May 2017
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Regulations
Agreement between the National Bank of Serbia and the Government of the Republic of Serbia on Inflation Targeting
Memorandum on Inflation Targeting as Monetary Strategy
National Bank of Serbia’s Memorandum on Inflation Targets until 2018 (Consolidated version)
 
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