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Published: 4 March 2013

Stock of central government guarantees EUR 30.6 billion at the end of December

The stock of central government guarantees stood at EUR 30.6 billion at the end of 2012. At the end of December, the stock of guarantees was 27 per cent higher than one year previously and just under four per cent higher than at the end of the previous quarter. During the fourth quarter of the year, new central government guarantees were granted to the amount of EUR 3.5 billion. Of new guarantees, EUR 1.9 billion were granted to Finland and EUR 1.6 billion to the rest of the world. Central government guarantees include all guarantees granted by the state, government-owned enterprises, government-owned limited companies 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

Guarantees to enterprises make up 40 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 16 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

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Updated 4.3.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Central government guarantees [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-5819. 4th quarter 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.1.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/vtak/2012/04/vtak_2012_04_2013-03-04_tie_001_en.html