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Polish bank PKO says eurobond issue more likely in 2013

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WARSAW, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Poland's largest bank,state-controlled PKO BP , plans to issue eurobonds worth"hundreds of millions of euros", but this was more likely nextyear than in 2012, its deputy chief executive said on Friday.

"This year such an issue is not very likely. More likely wewill make use of it next year," Jakub Papierski told Reuters,adding the bank would tap the market this year only ifconditions were very favourable.

"We are talking hundreds of millions of euros," he added.

The lender has already made two foreign-currency debt issuesthis year, raising $1 billion and 500 million Swiss francs($534.9 million).($1 = 0.9349 Swiss francs)

(Reporting by Jaroslaw Kowalski; Writing by Adrian Krajewski;Editing by David Holmes)

((adrian.krajewski@thomsonreuters.com)(+48 22 653 9709)(Reuters Messaging:adrian.krajewski.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

Keywords: PKO DEBT/ISSUE