Press Release N° 222 of Fri Dec 21 18:04:00 CET 2018
The Ministry of Economy and Finance announces that the 2019 Public Debt Auction calendar - containing dates of auctions, announcements and settlements for all government securities for the new year - and the Public Debt Guidelines describing public debt management strategy and objectives for 2019 - are now available online. Moreover the BOT auction calendar, containing the ISIN code of the new securities to be issued next year on standard BOT maturities, is now available on-line.
In 2018 Italy issued 389,845 million euros of government securities of which 61.1% in medium-long term bonds and 38.9% in BOTs (Treasury bills).
The average cost at issuance in 2018 was 1.07% compared to 0.68% of 2017.
The average life at the end of 2018 is 6.78 years.
The above mentioned documents are available on the section of the Department of the Treasury devoted to Public Debt at the address www.dt.mef.gov.it/en/debito_pubblico.