PRESS RELEASE

Cross-border use of collateral: a users' survey

19 February 2001

The European Central Bank (ECB) is today publishing a report presenting the results of a survey on the cross-border use of collateral. Input for this report was obtained by means of a questionnaire addressed to the institutions that have used cross-border collateral for Eurosystem credit operations.

The report will be distributed to interested parties by the EU central banks in the respective countries. It can also be accessed on the ECB's website (www.ecb.europa.eu, section Publications), and copies are available from the ECB at the following address:

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