Oesterreichische Nationalbank

The Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), established on June 1, 1816, is the central bank of the Republic of Austria. With about 1,230 employees, it is an integral part of the European System of Central Banks (ESCB). Given its status as a central bank, it is governed by special provisions, as laid down in the Nationalbank Act. The OeNB's capital totals €12.00 million. Since May 2010, the capital is entirely held by the state of Austria. In 2016, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank reported total assets of EUR 122.6 billon and profit for the year of EUR 18 million.

Gold reserves:
By 2020, half of the country’s gold reserves (280 t) are to be stored in Austria. The remaining gold (140 t) will be divided between London and Switzerland.

OeNB Tasks and functions:
Monetary policy
Financial stability
Banknotes and coins
Financial statistics

Governing Board:
Ewald Nowotny - Governor
Andreas Ittner - Vice Governor
Peter Mooslechner - Executive Director
Kurt Pribil - Executive Director

Headquarters address:
Otto-Wagner-Platz 3
1090 Vienna
Austria
Phone: +43 1 404 200
Business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Website: www.oenb.at

New York Representative Office:
450 Park Avenue, Suite 1202
10022 New York
United States
Phone: +1 212 888 2334

Brussels Representative Office:
Avenue de Cortenbergh 30
1040 Brussels
Belgium

Last Updated: December 9, 2017