Presentation of the 2019 ECB Annual Report

07-05-2020 - 12:02
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On Thursday 7 May 2020, ECB Vice-President Luis De Guindos presented the ECB Annual Report for 2019 and also focused on the economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 as well as the ECB’s response to it. The presentation was followed by an exchange of views with ECON Members.

The Annual Report covers ECB's policies and activities in the economic and financial environment of 2019, including monetary policy, financial sector, market infrastructures and payments, financial services provided to other institutions, banknotes and coins, statistics, economic research, legal activities, international and European cooperation, external communication, institutional and corporate governance. The ECB Annual Report for 2019 was published on the ECB website on the same day, together with the ECB response to comments and suggestions raised by the European Parliament in its Resolution on the ECB Annual Report 2018.