Serbia and IMF/EU at odds over Central BankSubmitted by donvino on Sat, 08/04/2012 - 19:09
Serbia's parliament has approved a new central bank law criticised by the EU and IMF, who say it strips away the bank's independence.
The central bank's governor, Dejan Soskic, resigned on Thursday in protest at the new law. Parliament will have supervisory powers over the bank's executive board.
The nationalist-led government also gets the right to name the bank's top managers. The EU says the law is a step back for Serbia's bid to join the bloc...