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AGENCE FRANCE TRESOR is tasked with managing the government debt and cash positions under the most secure conditions in the interest of the taxpayer.
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Agence France Trésor (AFT) is tasked with handling public debt and treasury management. It was created by a Ministry of the Economy and Finance order on 8 February 2001 in the form of a department with national scope, reporting to the Directorate General of the Treasury and managed by a Chief Executive.

The debt agency was created as part of the government reform to modernise its public debt and treasury management.

Key dates:

- March 6, 2015: Anthony Requin appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- March 6, 2013: Ambroise Fayolle appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- January 9, 2008: Philippe Mills appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- September 28, 2006: Benoît Coeuré appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- April 18, 2006: Launch of the first BTAN linked to the euro-area price index
- December 5, 2003: Bertrand de Mazières appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- February 14, 2003: Charter for conducting relationships between the primary dealers and Agence France Trésor
- October 25, 2001: Launch of the first OAT linked to the euro-area price index
- October 2, 2001: Interest-rate swap programme
- February 8, 2001: Sylvain de Forges appointed Chief Executive of Agence France Trésor
- February 8, 2001: Creation of Agence France Trésor
- July 2000: Announcement of the creation of Agence France Trésor
- September 15, 1998: Launch of the first inflation-linked OAT, the July-2009 OATi
- 1996: Launch of the OAT TEC 10
- 1991: Creation of the first STRIPS market in Europe