The Ministry of Economy and Finance announces that the 2017 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 2017 - 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 2016 Italy issued 399,949 million euros of government securities , including 61,8% of medium-long term bonds and 38,2% of BOTs (Treasury bills).
The average cost at issuance in 2016 was 0,55% even below that of 2015 (0,70%)
The average life at the end of 2016 is 6,76 years.
The above mentioned documents are available on the section of the Department of the Treasury devoted to Public Debt at the address www.publicdebt.it