The Annual Report describes the tasks and activities of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and reports on the Eurosystem’s monetary policy. It is usually published in the spring of the following year and is presented by one of the ECB’s Executive Board members to the European Parliament at a public hearing.
Presentation to the European Parliament
Read Luis de Guindos' speech to the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament when he presented the Annual Report.Read the speech
Look back at what the ECB has done, as well as at our assessment of the economy for the last year.See the full report
Published on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB’s Annual Report 2022 to the European Parliament, this feedback statement provides responses to the issues raised and requests made by the European Parliament in its resolution on the previous year’s Annual Report.Read the full statement
The annual accounts show our financial position and the results of our operations. They are part of our Annual Report but are published earlier, in February. Have a look at the latest and previous releases.Annual accounts
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The ECB is an independent institution which has discretion to use its intruments as necessary to carry out its tasks and fulfil its mandate. Accountability is the necessary counterpart to that independence.Accountability
The ECB President and other Executive Board members appear regularly before the European Parliament.Hearings at the European Parliament