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Published: 30 May 2014

Stock of central government guarantees EUR 34.3 billion at the end of March 2014

The stock of central government guarantees stood at EUR 34.3 billion at the end of the first quarter of 2014. The stock of guarantees was 12 per cent higher than one year previously, and nearly four per cent higher than at the end of the previous quarter. During the first quarter of the year, new central government guarantees were granted to the amount of EUR 2.1 billion. Of new guarantees, EUR 0.9 billion were granted to Finland and close on EUR 1.2 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 quarantees granted, EUR million

New central government quarantees granted, EUR million

Guarantees to enterprises (excl. housing corporations) make up 38 per cent of the stock of central government guarantees. Guarantees granted to housing associations account for 27 per cent and those to the rest of the world for 20 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: Kristiina Nieminen 09 1734 2957 (9.6.2014 => 029 551 2957), rahoitusmarkkinat@stat.fi

Director in charge: Leena Storgårds

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Updated 30.5.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Central government guarantees [e-publication].
ISSN=2341-5819. 1st quarter 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.1.2020].
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