Decisions of the Supervisory Board, February 2, 2022
On February 2, 2022, the Supervisory Board of the Bank of Albania decided to keep the key rate unchanged at 0.5% and the deposit and overnight lending rates at 0.1% and 0 .9%, respectively. In addition to this decision, the Supervisory Board of the Bank of Albania considered and decided:
- Approve the decision “on the suspension of the distribution of dividends by banks”
In accordance with this decision, the distribution by the banks of the affected profit of the previous periods and of the profit made during the year 2021 is suspended until the end of 2022.
This measure taken by the Supervisory Board aims to provide support to banks, mainly by strengthening their capacity to absorb possible losses and to support loans to households and businesses during this period.
- Approve the regulation “On the public register of payment service providers”
The purpose of this Regulation is to determine the entities and data that will be contained in the public register of payment service providers and their agents. This regulatory act is implemented in accordance with the new provisions set out in the Law “On Payment Services”, which stipulates the obligation to determine by means of a sub-legal act the form and content of the public register of service providers. payment services.
- Approve the re-minting of the 10 Lekë legal tender metal coin and the reprinting of the 5000 Lekë legal tender banknote.
This Decision provides for the reissuance of the 10 Lekë legal tender metal coin and the reprinting of the 5000 Lekë legal tender banknote, in order to meet the liquidity demand of the economy, both in value and in structure, as well as ensuring its regular supply of these metal coins and banknotes for several years.
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