For the sake of comparison, the HNB had posted a profit of just over HRK 927 million for 2019.
Of last year’s profit, HRK 53.2 million was paid into the bank’s general reserves and HRK 212.8 into the state budget, in accordance with the Act on the Croatian National Bank.
The financial statement also shows that the HNB last year generated HRKK 591.7 million in net interest income, which is nearly HRK 88 million or 17.4% more than in 2019.
At the same time, net fee and commission income was HRK 34.4 million, or 11% higher, while operating income was HRK 703.3 million, or 48% lower compared with 2019.
The HNB’s operating expenses in 2020 reached HRK 419.5 million, or 6% more. In 2020, the HNB had an average of 690 employees, which is 19 more than in 2019, and total employee costs were HRK 203 million.
(€1 = HRK 7.567447)
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