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Published: 23 August 2012

Stock of central government guarantees EUR 29 billion at the end of June


Corrected on 28 November 2012. The corrections are indicated in red.

The stock of central government guarantees stood at EUR 29 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2012. At the end of June, the stock of guarantees was 37 per cent higher than one year previously and eight per cent higher than at the end of the previous quarter. During the second quarter of the year, new central government guarantees were granted to the amount of EUR 3.1 billion. The largest share of the new guarantees was granted to the rest of the world. Central government guarantees include all guarantees granted by the state, state-owned enterprises and special credit institutions for which the state is ultimately liable.

New central government guarantees granted, EUR million

New central government guarantees granted, EUR million
Corrected on 28 November 2012

Guarantees to enterprises make up 41 per cent of the stock of central government guarantees. Guarantees granted to housing associations account for 26 per cent and those to the rest of the world for 18 per cent of the guarantee stock. The remaining 15 per cent of the stock of central government guarantees divides between households, financial and insurance corporations, and general government.


Source: Central government guarantees, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Susanna Laine 09 1734 3317, rahoitusmarkkinat@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ari Tyrkkö

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Central government guarantees [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-5819. 2nd quarter 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.11.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vtak/2012/02/vtak_2012_02_2012-08-23_tie_001_en.html