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  1. 16 August 2022 New Bank of Italy Statute - 4 August 2022 The Bank of Italy's new Statute came into force on 4 August 2022, following its publication in the Gazzetta Ufficiale. The main changes concern: the raising of the threshold for participation in the Bank's capital, as per the 2022 Budget Law, from 3 to 5...
  2. 12 August 2022 International Technical Cooperation Newsletter, No. 18 The eighteenth issue of the International Technical Cooperation Newsletter is now available. It is a twice-yearly publication, informing on international technical cooperation at the Bank of Italy.
  3. 10 August 2022 Italian Housing Market Survey. Short-term Outlook - 2022 Q2 The Italian Housing Market Survey has been released for the second quarter of 2022. The survey looks at current trends and short-term expectations for the residential real estate market and is conducted by the Bank of Italy together with Tecnoborsa and...
  4. 4 August 2022 Report on Facilitating increased adoption of payment versus payment (PvP) - public consultation The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) launched a public consultation regarding the report on Facilitating increased adoption of payment versus payment (PvP). The deadline for the submission of comments is 30 September 2022.
  5. 2 August 2022 Adoption of the TIBER-IT National Guidance for advanced cybersecurity tests for the Italian financial sector In view of the increasing sophistication and pervasiveness of cyber threats in the financial sector, the Bank of Italy, the National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange (Consob) and the Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance...
  6. 29 July 2022 8th Joint Bank of England - Banque de France - Banca d'Italia International Macroeconomic Workshop The Bank of Italy is organizing the eighth workshop on "The US dollar as a global currency: challenges and perspectives", in collaboration with the Bank of England and the Banque de France. The event will take place in Rome on 8 November 2022, health...

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Survey on Household Income and Wealth - 2020

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June 2021 - June 2022

Euro area

GDP growth

Second quarter 2022 - First quarter 2022

Euro area

Exchange rates

date: 16 August 2022


ECB interest rates

As of 27 July 2022

Main refinancing operations


Exchange of Ukrainian banknotes (hryvnia bills) for displaced persons from Ukraine

On 19 April 2022, the Council of the European Union issued a Recommendation inviting Member States to put in place national schemes to support the conversion of hryvnia bills for displaced persons from Ukraine.

Regulatory sandbox

The regulatory sandbox is a controlled environment where supervised entities and FinTech operators will be able to test, for a limited period of time, technologically innovative products and services in the banking, financial and insurance sectors.

Banking and financial supervision

As national supervisor, the Bank of Italy also provides services directly to the public: it handles complaints, runs the technical secretariats for the Banking and Financial Ombudsman and publishes information on individuals or companies not authorized to carry out banking or financial activities in Italy and other more general notices and communications.

The Bank of Italy's online services

'Online Services for the Public' is the platform that makes it possible to access certain Bank of Italy services via your smartphone, tablet or personal computer. Use this link or go to the section 'Services for the Public' and click on 'Online Services'. You can then select the service you are interested in.

Fintech Channel

The FinTech Channel is the point of contact through which operators can dialogue easily and informally with the Bank of Italy. They can present projects in the field of financial services and of payments, based on innovative technology, or propose technological solutions designed for banks and financial intermediaries.


The Bank's geographical organization consists of Branches located in the regional capitals and in some provincial capitals. The Branches' activities relate to the State treasury service, banking and financial supervision, banknote circulation, payment system and economic analysis and statistical surveys at the local level.

International Technical cooperation

The Bank of Italy shares its knowledge and experience with the central banks and financial authorities of the emerging countries, supplying staff training activities and technical consultancy.

Bank of Italy's Art Collection

By making its art collection available on its website the Bank of Italy offers the general public the opportunity to view and admire the most important works in its possession. The precious and varied collection has been built up over time through numerous purchases and today it covers a vast time span and many geographical areas.

'Economics for everyone', the Bank of Italy's Financial Education Portal, is online

Economics for everyone is the Bank of Italy's Financial Education portal. It is much easier to learn how to manage money and make financial choices.


  1. 19 August Publications Balance of payments and International Investment Position Rome
  2. 22 August Statistics Italy's international reserves and foreign currency liquidity Rome
  3. 26 August Statistics Italian contribution to euro-area monetary aggregates and Summary data on Monetary Financial Institutions resident in Italy Rome
  4. 31 August Statistics Banks and Financial Institutions: Financing and Funding by Sector and Geographical Area - Monthly Tables Rome
  5. 5 September Press releases €-coin Rome
  6. 5 September Statistics Ita-coin Rome
  7. 7 September Statistics Bank of Italy official reserves Rome
  8. 7 September Statistics Bank of Italy balance-sheet aggregates Rome
  9. 8 September Appointments Monetary policy meeting of the ECB Governing Council Frankfurt