19 May 2022 10:53

Federal Government Debt at the end of April 2022

Press release from the Belgian Debt Agency  

As of the end of April 2022, the federal government debt amounted to EUR 461.267 billion. This debt has thus decreased by 1.09 billion euros in April.

In net terms (after deducting placements and securities held in portfolio), the federal government debt decreased by 6.52  billion euros to EUR 444.772 billion. 

The net balance to be financed amounted to EUR -6.491 billion in April 2022.

For more details on the issuance and repayment of short-term and long-term debt in April 2022, please refer to the website www.debtagency.be.

The average maturity of the federal government debt increased by 0.23 year to 10.38 years in April 2022, while the average interest rate of the debt instruments slightly increased to reach 1.32%. The 12-month and 60-month refinancing risks amounted to 13.95% and 37.34% respectively.