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Press releases on international and european co-operation

02/12/2016
Statement by Commission and ECB staff following the conclusion of the sixth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland
24/10/2016
Statement by the staff of the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the sixth post-programme surveillance visit to Spain
30/09/2016
Statement by the staff of the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the first post-programme surveillance mission to Cyprus
27/09/2016
ECB and People’s Bank of China extend bilateral currency swap arrangement
22/06/2016
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the fourth post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal
10/06/2016
Statement following the conclusion of the fifth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland
19/04/2016
Press statement following the fifth post-programme surveillance visit to Spain
16/04/2016
European Central Bank and Banco Central do Brasil sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation
04/02/2016
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the third post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal
26/11/2015
ECB and the People’s Bank of China successfully test bilateral currency swap arrangement
16/11/2015
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on Cyprus
13/11/2015
Statement following the conclusion of the fourth post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland
27/07/2015
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on Cyprus
06/07/2015
ELA to Greek banks maintained
28/06/2015
ELA to Greek banks maintained at its current level
23/06/2015
Prime Minister of France visits the ECB
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22/06/2015
Roadmap for the future of the Economic and Monetary Union
12/06/2015
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the second post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal
20/05/2015
Statement from the European Commission, ECB and IMF on Cyprus
08/05/2015
Statement from the European Commission, ECB and IMF on Cyprus
01/05/2015
Statement following the conclusion of the third post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland
27/03/2015
ECB and central banks in the Western Balkans complete EU-funded cooperation programme
23/03/2015
Statement following the third post-programme surveillance visit to Spain
23/03/2015
Eurosystem and the Central Bank of Montenegro complete EU- funded cooperation programme
06/02/2015
Statement from the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Cyprus
21/11/2014
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the conclusion of the second post-programme surveillance mission to Ireland
05/11/2014
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the first post-programme surveillance mission to Portugal
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13/10/2014
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the second post-programme surveillance mission to Spain
06/10/2014
President of the Republic of Finland visits the ECB
09/09/2014
ECB launches EU-funded cooperation programme with the Central Bank of Montenegro
26/07/2014
Eurosystem and EMEAP central banks hold seventh high-level policy dialogue
25/07/2014
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Cyprus
16/07/2014
Signs of a turnaround in the international use of the euro
12/06/2014
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on Portugal
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17/05/2014
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Fourth Review Mission to Cyprus
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29/04/2014
SEPA for cards continues efforts to create a truly European payments area
17/04/2014
ECB launches EU-funded cooperation programme with central banks in the Western Balkans
04/04/2014
Statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank following the conclusion of the first post-programme surveillance mission to Spain
19/03/2014
Statement by the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund on the review mission to Greece
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28/02/2014
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the eleventh review mission to Portugal
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11/02/2014
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Third Review Mission to Cyprus
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28/01/2014
ECB and United Nations release handbook on financial production, flows and stocks
16/12/2013
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the tenth review mission to Portugal
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16/12/2013
Statement by the EC and the ECB following the conclusion of the fifth review of the financial assistance programme for Spain
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12/12/2013
EU, ECB and National Bank of Serbia complete extensive cooperation programme
04/12/2013
ECB conference reaffirms value of international central bank cooperation
21/11/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF 
on the review mission to Greece
08/11/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF 
on the final review mission to Ireland
07/11/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Second Review Mission to Cyprus
03/10/2013
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the eighth and ninth Review Mission to Portugal
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29/09/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the review mission to Greece
16/09/2013
ECB extends the swap facility with the Bank of England
31/07/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the First Review Mission to Cyprus
18/07/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Eleventh Review of the mission to Ireland
10/07/2013
Eurosystem and National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia complete EU-funded cooperation programme
09/07/2013
Communique of the European Central Bank and Latvijas Banka
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08/07/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the review mission to Greece
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03/07/2013
President of the Republic of Cyprus, HE Nicos Anastasiades, visits the ECB
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02/07/2013
Review of the international role of the euro
03/06/2013
Statement by the EC and the ECB following the conclusion of the third review of the financial assistance programme for Spain
31/05/2013
ECB welcomes the introduction of separate Eonia and Euribor panels and encourages banks’ participation
09/05/2013
Statement by EC, ECB and IMF on the tenth review mission to Ireland
18/04/2013
Statement by the EC, the ECB, and the IMF on staff visit to Portugal
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15/04/2013
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the conclusion of the review mission to Greece
21/03/2013
Governing Council decision on Emergency Liquidity Assistance requested by the Central Bank of Cyprus
15/03/2013
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the seventh review mission to Portugal
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15/02/2013
Eurosystem and Bank of Russia hold their high-level seminar
07/02/2013
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the review mission to Ireland
04/02/2013
Statement by the EC and the ECB following the conclusion of the second review of the financial assistance programme for Spain
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22/01/2013
ECB presents EU-funded cooperation programme with the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
08/12/2012
Eurosystem and Latin American central banks hold sixth high-level seminar

19/11/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Sixth Review Mission to Portugal
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30/10/2012
ECB and Bank of Russia sign a Memorandum of Understanding
26/10/2012
Statement by the EC and the ECB following the conclusion of the first review of the financial assistance programme for Spain
25/10/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
12/09/2012
ECB welcomes Commission’s proposal for a single supervisory mechanism
11/09/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the fifth review mission to Portugal
11/09/2012
Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic visits the ECB
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12/07/2012
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks hold their seventh high-level seminar

12/07/2012
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Review Mission to Ireland
11/07/2012
Review of the international role of the euro
04/07/2012
The ECB and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey sign a Memorandum of Understanding
04/06/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the Fourth Review Mission to Portugal
26/04/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the review mission to Ireland
15/03/2012
Completion of banking supervision programme with the Central Bank of Egypt
14/03/2012
International agencies release data on G20 GDP:
G20 GDP growth slows to +0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2011

28/02/2012
Statement by the European Commission, ECB, and IMF on the third review mission to Portugal
19/01/2012
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the review mission to Ireland
19/01/2012
Eurosystem and GCC central banks and monetary agencies hold third high-level seminar
16/01/2012
ECB and partner institutions successfully complete programme for the western Balkans and Turkey
22/11/2011
Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic visits the ECB
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16/11/2011
Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the second review mission to Portugal
20/10/2011
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the review mission to Ireland
30/09/2011
The ECB and the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina successfully complete their cooperation programme
06/09/2011
Statement of the Governing Council of the ECB on the decision of the Swiss National Bank
02/09/2011
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Greece
12/08/2011
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the first review mission to Portugal, 
12 August 2011
07/08/2011
Statement by the President of the ECB
22/07/2011
Review of the international role of the euro
14/07/2011
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the review mission to Ireland
28/06/2011
6th High-level Seminar of Central Banks in the East Asia-Pacific Region and the Eurosystem
03/06/2011
Statement by the European Commission, the ECB and the IMF on the Fourth Review Mission to Greece
02/05/2011
European Central Bank and European Commission hold joint conference to strengthen the foundations of integrated and stable financial markets
15/04/2011
Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the first quarterly review mission to Ireland
30/03/2011
Eurosystem and Bank of Russia conclude cooperation programme on banking supervision and internal audit
18/03/2011
ECB announces EU-funded cooperation programme with the National Bank of Serbia
18/03/2011
Statement of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors
12/02/2011
Statement by the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund on Greece’s Economic Programme
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11/02/2011
Statement by the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund on the Third Review Mission to Greece
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17/12/2010
ECB signs swap facility agreement with the 
Bank of England
16/12/2010
European Systemic Risk Board established
10/12/2010
Fifth High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks
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23/11/2010
Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the Second Review Mission to Greece
28/10/2010
Eurosystem and mediterranean central banks meet for the Sixth Euro-Mediterranean Seminar
05/08/2010
Statement by the EC, ECB and IMF on the first review mission to Greece
14/07/2010
Review of the international role of the euro
13/07/2010
Communiqué of the European Central Bank and Eesti Pank
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30/06/2010
Eurosystem and GCC central banks and monetary agencies hold second high-level seminar
20/06/2010
Joint press release by the ECB and the Eurogroup on reforms of the exchange rate regime of the Renminbi
18/06/2010
Publication of the European Court of Auditors’ report on the operational efficiency of the ECB’s management for the financial year 2008 and the ECB’s reply
17/06/2010
Statement by the EC, ECB, and IMF on the Interim Review Mission to Greece
12/04/2010
ECB and European Commission hold joint conference on “Financial integration and stability: the legacy of the crisis”
15/03/2010
ECB announces EU-funded cooperation programme with the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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03/03/2010
Statement by the ECB’s Governing Council on the additional measures of the Greek government
17/02/2010
New classification system between the reporting frameworks of the ECB and CEBS

19/01/2010
ECB and the European Commission launch assistance programme on supervision for EU candidates
18/01/2010
ECB discontinues the Swiss franc liquidity-providing operations
07/08/2009
Joint Statement on Gold
08/07/2009
Review of the international role of the euro
21/04/2009
Inter-agency Group on Economic and Financial Statistics launches G-20 statistical website
06/04/2009
Central banks announce expanded swap arrangements
24/03/2009
Fourth High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks
held in Mexico City on 23 March 2009
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27/11/2008
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks meet for the fifth Euro-Mediterranean seminar
26/11/2008
New banking supervision programme with the Central Bank of Egypt
21/11/2008
Narodowy Bank Polski and European Central Bank cooperation to provide euro liquidity
12/11/2008
Prime Minister of Poland visits the ECB
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29/10/2008
Start of the next phase of the Eurosystem cooperation programme with the Bank of Russia
27/10/2008
Statement by G-7 finance ministers and central bank governors
17/10/2008
Prime Minister Karamanlis of the Hellenic Republic visits the ECB
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16/10/2008
Magyar Nemzeti Bank and European Central Bank cooperation to support the MNB’s Euro Liquidity Providing Instruments
18/09/2008
Measures designed to address elevated pressures in the short-term US dollar funding markets
01/09/2008
ECB/ESCB co-operation with the National Bank of Serbia
30/07/2008
Measures to enhance the US dollar term auction facility
09/07/2008
Review of the international role of the euro
27/06/2008
4th High-level Seminar of Central Banks in the East Asia-Pacific Region and the Euro Area
20/03/2008
Eurosystem and Bank of Russia launch cooperation programme in the areas of banking supervision and internal audit
14/03/2008
Eurosystem and GCC central banks and monetary agencies hold high-level seminar
08/03/2008
Visit by the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
27/02/2008
Visit by the President of Ireland
25/11/2007
Completion of the cooperation programme between the Eurosystem and the Central Bank of Egypt in the area of banking supervision
11/10/2007
IV Joint High-Level Eurosystem – Bank of Russia Seminar
12/09/2007
Completion of the European Union supported cooperation between the Eurosystem and the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Eurosystem today delivered its report under the “Eurosystem needs assessment programme to the benefit of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina”
10/07/2007
Communiqué of the European Central Bank and the Central Bank of Malta
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10/07/2007
Communiqué of the European Central Bank and the Central Bank of Cyprus
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05/07/2007
The European Central Bank adopts an opinion on the opening of an Intergovernmental Conference
25/06/2007
Review of the international role of the euro
16/05/2007
ECB Convergence Report 2007
28/03/2007
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks meet for fourth Euro-Mediterranean seminar
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16/02/2007
European Union supports cooperation between the European Central Bank and the Central Bank of Bosnia Herzegovina
Signing of the protocol of the “Eurosystem needs assessment programme to the benefit of the Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina”
01/02/2007
Eurosystem seminar with the central banks of west and central Africa
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22/12/2006
Banka Slovenije joins the Central Bank Gold Agreement
04/12/2006
Third High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks held in Madrid on 4 December 2006
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21/11/2006
3rd High-level Seminar of Central Banks in the East Asia-Pacific Regions and the Euro Area
12/10/2006
Third High-Level Eurosystem – Bank of Russia seminar
03/08/2006
ECB opinion on the draft law amending the law on Narodowy Bank Polski
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11/07/2006
Communiqué of the European Central Bank and the Banka Slovenije
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10/07/2006
Visit by the President of the Slovak Republic
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07/03/2006
Visit by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania
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17/02/2006
Towards a Single Euro Payments Area – Objectives and Deadlines (4th Progress Report)
25/01/2006
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks meet for third Euro-Mediterranean seminar
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21/12/2005
Review of the international role of the euro
28/11/2005
Euro central rates and compulsory intervention rates in ERM II
13/11/2005
Signing of a tripartite protocol on the start of a Eurosystem Programme on Banking Supervision in Cairo
13/10/2005
Joint Eurosystem – Bank of Russia seminar
13/10/2005
Completion of central banking training project in Russia
25/05/2005
Book published on "Regional economic integration in a global framework" – Proceedings of the G20 Workshop held in Beijing, 22-23 September 2004
09/02/2005
Eurosystem and Mediterranean central banks meet for Euro-Mediterranean seminar
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07/01/2005
Review of the international role of the euro
26/11/2004
Second High-Level Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American Central Banks held in Rio de Janeiro on 26 November 2004
18/10/2004
Visit of the ECB’s President to the National Bank of Romania
16/07/2004
Joint press statement EMEAP – Eurosystem high level seminar on 16 July 2004 in Singapore
28/06/2004
Conventions and Procedures for the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
28/06/2004
Euro central rates and compulsory intervention rates in ERM II
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27/06/2004
Estonian kroon included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
27/06/2004
Lithuanian litas included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
27/06/2004
Slovenian tolar included in the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II)
26/05/2004
Joint Eurosystem - Bank of Russia Seminar Helsinki, 25 - 26 May, 2004
05/03/2004
Paris seminar on the EU accession process
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27/11/2003
Letter of 26 November to the President of the Council of the European Union, on the introduction of a new article into the Constitution to allow for the amendment of the ESCB's basic constitutional rules by a simplified procedure
Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the ECB, 26 November, 2001
25/11/2003
Statement of the Governing Council on the ECOFIN Council conclusions regarding the correction of excessive deficits in France and Germany
01/11/2003
Change of presidency of the European Central Bank
13/10/2003
Signing of a protocol on Central Bank Training in Russia
06/10/2003
Bond markets and long-term interest rates in EU accession countries – second edition
22/09/2003
The European Central Bank adopts an opinion on the draft Constitution
26/06/2003
Acceding country central bank Governors attend meeting of General Council of ECB
05/06/2003
Letter from the ECB President to the President of the Convention regarding the draft Constitutional Treaty
12/05/2003
Manual "Accession countries: balance of payments/international investment position statistical methods"
06/05/2003
Publication of the methodological manual on money, banking and financial market statistics in the accession countries
14/03/2003
Annual publication of the List of Monetary Financial Institutions in the accession countries as at end-December 2002
04/02/2003
Governing Council formally recommends new voting system
4 February 2003
20/12/2002
Governing Council prepares for enlargement
06/12/2002
Genval seminar on the EU accession process
02/12/2002
2002 Review of the international role of the euro
10/10/2002
Mr. de Beaufort Wijnholds appointed as permanent representative of the European Central Bank in Washington, D.C. with observer status at the International Monetary Fund
30/08/2002
Publication of the second edition of the accession country Blue Book
19/08/2002
Publication: "Financial sectors in EU Accession Countries"
28/06/2002
Annual publication of the "Preliminary list of Monetary Financial Institutions in the accession countries" (with reference date as at the end of December 2001)
14/06/2002
Bond markets and long-term interest rates in EU accession countries
24/05/2002
Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American central banks to be held in Madrid on 23 and 24 May 2002
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22/05/2002
Seminar of the Eurosystem and Latin American central banks to be held in Madrid on 23 and 24 May 2002
20/02/2002
Manual on "Accession countries: balance of payments/international investment position statistical methods"
07/12/2001
Berlin seminar on the eu accession process
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19/10/2001
Publication of the "Provisional list of Monetary Financial Institutions of the accession countries" as at the end of December 2000
13/09/2001
ECB Guideline adopting certain provisions on frontloading outside the euro area
13/09/2001
Swap agreement with the Federal Reserve
11/09/2001
Eurosystem to support normal functioning of markets
05/07/2001
Frontloading of euro banknotes to central banks outside the euro area
30/01/2001
International Monetary Fund: Concluding statement of the IMF mission on the economic policies of the euro area
15/12/2000
Vienna seminar on the EU accession process on 14-15 December 2000
22/09/2000
The ECB announces joint intervention in the exchange markets
14/09/2000
Sales of foreign exchange interest income by the European Central Bank (ECB)
12/11/1999
Helsinki Seminar on the Accession Process
31/08/1999
Publication of the Blue book on EU accession countries
30/08/1999
Mr Gerald Grisse appointed as permanent representative of the European Central Bank in Washington, D.C. with observer status at the International Monetary Fund
08/02/1999
Mr. Robert Raymond appointed as permanent representative of the European Central Bank in Washington, D.C. with observer status at the International Monetary Fund
03/11/1998
Policy statement on euro payment and settlement systems located outside the euro area