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11 May 2021 11:22

Federal Government Debt at the end of April 2021

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency:

At the end of April 2021, the federal state's debt amounted to EUR 443.525 billion. The federal government debt thus increased by 0.191 billion euros compared to March 2021.

In net terms (after deducting the placements and the securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt amounted to EUR 423.926 billion, which represents a decrease of EUR 5.930 billion compared to March 2021.

The net financing requirements for April 2021 were -5.905 billion euros.

For more details on the issuance and repayment of short and long-term debt in April 2021, please refer to the website www.debtagency.be.

The average term of the federal government debt increased by 0.06 years to 10.32 years in April 2021, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments remained at 1.60%. Refinancing risks at 12 and 60 months were 13.11% and 37.30% respectively.