The Banque de France is an independent institution governed by French and European law, and a member of the Eurosystem, which is the federal system comprising the European Central Bank and the national central banks of the euro area.
The Banque de France contributes to the definition of euro area monetary policy and ensures its implementation in France on behalf of the Eurosystem.
Safeguarding financial stability is one of the core missions of the Banque de France. It consists in ensuring the financial system functions efficiently and is sufficiently robust to withstand shocks.
The Banque de France provides economic expertise in the form of research, forecasts and contributions to international financial bodies. Through these activities, it helps to establish a complete diagnosis of the economy, which is necessary for the conduct of monetary policy.
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The Banque de France carries out a broad range of cash-related activities: it issues banknotes, monitors recirculated banknotes and puts coins into circulation. It is also steering the modernisation of the cash cycle, in conjunction with its clients.
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Recent Developments in Monetary Policy Research - Banque de France and Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN)Paris, 4-5 May 2017
Workshop on GDP-linked securitiesParis, 10 March 2017
Conference Banque de France – European Investment Bank – Reactivating the Investment ChannelParis, 10 Mars 2017
Conference Banque de France-France Stratégie - Productivité : l’énigme française ?Paris, 1st February 2017
Conference Banque de France - Ferdi - What responses to terms of trade shocks in poor and vulnerable countries?Paris, 24 January 2017
Conference Banque de France - the Banque de France and the Collège de France - "Secular Stagnation and Growth Measurement"Paris, 16 January 2017
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