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FRANKFURT, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank made the following announcement regarding its latest liquidity providing operation: Main Refinancing Operation-Announcement Intended Volume: Reference Number: 20140012 Min Allotment: Transaction Type: Reverse Transactions Fixed Rate: 0.25 % Operation Type: Liquidity Providing Min Bid Amount: 1.00 mn Procedure: Standard Tender Max Bid Limit: Tender Date: 21/01/2014 11:15 Max Bids per Cpty: 1 Bidding Deadline: 21/01/2014 09:30 Start Date: 22/01/2014 Maturity Date: 29/01/2014 Duration (days): 7 Auction Type: Fixed Rate Tender Allotment Method: Estimate on 20/01/2014 of the average autonomous factors for the period 20/01/2014 to 28/01/2014 amounts to EUR 507.7 bn. Benchmark allotment based on the ECB's liquidity forecast as at 20/01/2014 amounts to EUR 165.0 bn. For general information on the calculation of the benchmark allotment amount, please see www.ecb.europa.eu/mopo/liq/html/index.en.html as well as ECB page Operational Communications.