In addition to describing the Bank of Italy's various functions, the report contains non-financial data and details of the Bank's social and environmental initiatives.
A description of the role and institutional objectives assigned by law to the Bank is given in the volume 'The Bank of Italy. Functions and objectives', first published in May 2018 and regularly updated.
Unless otherwise indicated, the report is updated with the information available at 30 April 2021.
The yearly accounts and a commentary on the results of the financial year 2020 are presented in the Bank of Italy's Annual Accounts published on 31 March 2021.